The Johnson Family Farm would like to extend a huge thank-you to the Sandpoint and Athol communities for supporting our farm during the 2017 season. We so appreciate both our customers as well as other area farmers for all the kind words and inspiration - it means a lot! It's time for us to take … Continue reading We’re Done!
Not much activity happening in the gardens now, but we're delighted to still have several rows of veggies growing despite many nights of below-freezing temps. No pretty garden pictures this time because everything is hidden under row cover. Garlic has all been planted for next year, in both the tire beds and in a distant … Continue reading Week on the Farm: 10/8/17
The season is definitely winding down for us and it's a bittersweet time. On one hand, I wish I could keep a garden going all winter to keep my friends and neighbors in fresh produce without the stress & effort of going to market every week. Yet on the other hand (the left one, because … Continue reading Week on the Farm: 10/1/17
The end is near. 😦 We got hit with an overnight frost on September 15 (almost the same day as last year!) and despite our best efforts of covering sensitive crops, we lost our squash and beans. The plants in the hoop house fared a bit better, but were still hurt. We went out the … Continue reading Week on the Farm: 9/17/17
Even the cows look fed up at the smoke blanketing the North Idaho area, drifting from the raging Montana wildfires just east of here. We finally got some gusty winds and today saw blue skies for the first time in days! Evening stars, too. Despite the hazy skies and dry dusty earth, we got a … Continue reading Week on the Farm: 9/10/17
When the Farm Blog isn't updated for a while it means we're either super busy or sick. Or both. I managed to come down with a moderate case of pneumonia, rendering me out of commission for a good (bad) week and a half, and the gardens were neglected as a result. Plus, North Idaho is … Continue reading Week on the Farm: 9/3/17