Our greenhouses have been busy this winter while we perfected our microgreen production.
Shannon is getting the beds ready for planting at the new Garden at Saint Mary’s Medical Center. A great way HDFI is working with the community!
Come out to the farm and meet our new AmeriCorps Members for the 2014-2015 season. Shannon, Ray (HDFI Farm Supervisor), Daniel, Cuong and Sarah (from left). Welcome!
Our tomato season has been a little rocky, however we are seeing a rainbow of colors coming from our heirlooms.
They are getting huge! One row yielded over a hundred pounds of peppers in a single harvest!
Our Sungold tomatoes are definitely a farm favorite. They have a great size, color and taste!
…Spinach! Spinach is on the way in house 3 after FarmCorps member, Emily, loads the seeds and sets the spacing on this seeder.
We’ve had 3 groups of the Boys and Girls Club kids come out to tour the farm and taste farm fresh tomatoes. They all learned about compost, seeding, hoop houses and hydroponics. We believe it is important to teach younger generations about the benefits of farming and healthy eating. One of… Continue Reading Boy and Girls
If you see these on your squash, you’ve got squash bugs. While their eggs are pleasing to the eye, they are not kind additions to your farm. They will eat your plans and are very hard to control once their population gets high.
Ray, farm manager, is explaining appropriate trellising and pruning methods for our big cucumber plants to Farmcorps members.