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Category Archives: 2013 Harvest
New tomato variety of the day – Missouri Love Apple. It’s as delicious as it looks
We are set up at the 3 French Hens Market in Morris with lots of lovely veggies. We will be here until 2 so come see us!
This morning we picked bok choy and have it in the stand for $3.00 per bag. We also have spinach, kale, herbs, Turkey Red wheat berries, plenty of eggs and plants (heirloom tomato and herb). A customer who bought the … Continue reading
I found a baby oak while I was weeding the garlic. So glad I didn’t use the tiller. Baby Australorp chicks 100 baby tomato plants in the ground.
We have Turkey Red wheat berries in the stand. You can grind them into flour, sprout/dry and grind them, cook them for an addition to a salad or veggie dish. Turkey Red is an old wheat variety brought to this … Continue reading
We are starting to pick asparagus and have a few bags in the stand. $5.00 for a 1 pound bag Jill thinned her bok choy and has some bagged for $2.00 each Our heirloom tomato plants are ready and the … Continue reading
Our neighbor is restoring his dad’s 1948 Alis Chalmers G tractor and it will soon be coming to live at Creekside Natural Farm! Can’t wait to use it for planting and cultivating sweet corn and other veggies.
Luna Lu is officially a big girl and tonight she had her last bottle feeding. It’s a bittersweet night.
We decided it was time to move our favorite rooster Uncle Smoky in with the alpacas so he could spend his retirement in peace. Our younger rooster wanted to be the boss and we didn’t want our boy to be … Continue reading
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of our friends and family.
Happy 5 month birthday to our sweet girl Luna Lu. She had a rough start but with a little help from her friends, she’s made a full recovery and weighed in at 62 pounds this morning!
The lovely Meredith is loving the kale. Our cover crop serves double duty. The chickens and alpacas love it and it also improves our soil for next year’s crops.
All set up at the market with garlic, potatoes, tomatoes, okra, peppers, eggplant, beans and Sri alpaca yarn. Lots of vendors with beautiful fall decorations and beautiful weather!
We finally had enough tomatoes for a batch of fresh salsa.
This mornings discovery – when you add yogurt to the milk, the hole in the nipple needs to be a little larger. After trying to give Luna her last feeding last night and first this morning and watching her struggle … Continue reading
Thomas Magnum is growing quickly and Luna and her mother Eclipse are back home from U of I and happy to be in the pasture. Although it took Luna a little time to get used to the heat after spending … Continue reading
the sun has finally come out and we were able to get the hay cut a raked. Now to get it all baled and inside
Our phone will be out of order until sometime on Wednesday so if you need to contact us, please send an email or a message on FB
We have 2 new additions to our farm! Yesterday, our Suri alpaca, Moonglows Eclipse had a baby girl. And we are rooster sitting this handsome Cochin for a young friend until she moves to a farm.
All set up and ready for the market. we will be here at the 3 French Hens in Morris until 2
Everything is picked, washed and packed and ready for the market tomorrow. We will have broccoli, kohlrabi, lettuce and a few bags of Dragons Tongue beans. We will also have some of our Suri Alpaca yarn fresh from the mill. … Continue reading
Finally got the scale calibrated and Thomas Magnum is 23 lbs. Looks like his mama is feeding him well!
We are starting to pick strawberries and they’re in the stand. They will be here for a short time and in limited supply so now is your chance! $4.00 per pint
We think it’s finally warm enough to take off the the little boys coat and uncover his beautiful fiber. Everyone feels the need to check him out – including his big brother Apollo
I had to take a picture of the lovely Grandpa Admire’s lettuce before I cut it. In addition to the lettuce, we have started picking strawberries so there are a pew pints in the stand. Also getting to the end … Continue reading
This is what I found at the end of a really long day. Thank you to our young fans!
Does she look like an Iris?
It’s finally warm enough at night to safely plant tomatoes! We have several varieties of heirloom tomatoes and some lovely pansies. All our plants are started here from seed and grown in organic Cowo soil. And – of coarse – … Continue reading
Today is the first French Hens Market of the seaaon. We’re here with our organic tomato and basil plants, lettuce, radishes and rhubarb. All grown by us and fresh picked.