A fairly quiet week, but a monumental one as seemingly overnight the House Garden reappeared after having been completely covered with snow for the past four months. I see dirt there, and raised beds too! It's been a really long winter and everyone's about ready to get outside and do something. Seedlings are coming along … Continue reading Week on the Farm: 3/19/17
Month: March 2017
The Johnson Family Farm is part of the forming group wanting to get a new market started in North Idaho! We've been trying to get the word out both online and by posting flyers around the area. We hope to get this going & growing this May 5 and welcome new vendors. This market will … Continue reading New Farmers Market Starting in Athol
Read Part 2 here and Part 1 here. The Cooler Room is just about done! Saturday was a mild, sunny day so we grabbed the opportunity to finish up this project. Picked up the remaining batch of insulation panels and yet more glue (we've gone through so much adhesive attaching these panels, more on that … Continue reading Cooler Room Construction: Part 3
It never fails to delight me when the first sprouts of the season pop up, and they wasted no time in doing so. I seeded my onions, tomatoes, and peppers last weekend and within five days almost everything has sprouted already. Let the growing begin!
Seeding time has arrived! I spent the better part of January working out this year's market garden plan. It wasn't easy! Trying to juggle the selecting of what you want to grow, where, when, and how much became mind-boggling and many glasses of wine were called upon for help. Planning is crucial for success, so … Continue reading Week on the Farm: 3/5/17