Blog Archives for category 2012

Winter crops growing on hillside plot

Lots of delicious winter greens, roots and herbs growing at the hillside plot for the season.  They are slowly growing… Continue reading »

Come to our Fall Farm Party! Sunday, September 27, 4 into evening!

Bodega Red Potato Harvest

These potatoes are called Bodega Reds.  From the 1800’s through the middle of the 1970’s, they were a major potato… Continue reading »

We have wool from our sheep!

Finally was able to pick up our wool last week, which was processed and spun at Yolo Wool Mill near… Continue reading »

Zucchini and Strawberries are ripe!

Look for them at the farm stands.  Right now, we are harvesting Seascape and Albion variety strawberries.  The Seascape are… Continue reading »

Rainwater harvesting

In hopes that the weather forecast might be rainy, Eric Oldmixon hooked up the water tank to the rain gutter… Continue reading »

Community Supported Agriculture Program is expanding

We are adding CSA members right now.  Every week, you’ll get a lovely box of the freshest vegetables.  You’ll make… Continue reading »

The Farm Stands are always open

Thanks Robert Steinberg for the nice photo of the Cypress Farm Stand!

Its potato planting time!

Potato planting time is here!  Last week, Ben, Falipa and I planted about a 1/2 acre of Yukon Gold and… Continue reading »

Artichokes arrive in abundance

The artichokes have arrived!!  We planted two varieties (Violetta and Globe) last June up at Whidden’s field (above town).  They… Continue reading »

Cabbage Patch

Suddenly, there are many cabbages in the field at Macdonald lane.  They are so delicious raw or cooked.  A great,… Continue reading »

New compost and manure!

We are now swimming in compost and manure!  Thanks to Pt. Reyes Compost (compost) and Five Brooks Ranch (horse manure),… Continue reading »

Surprise Crop! French Radishes (D’Avinon variety)

Hopefully these will show up in the CSA soon, once we start again.

Arrival of Purple Cauliflower!

Finally, the purple cauliflower is here!  What a surprise it was to be walking among the hip-high rows of broccoli… Continue reading »

TTF discusses Soil Carbon with Marin Carbon Project on KWMR’s Farm and Foodshed Report

Great program on KWMR’s Farm and Foodshed Report with John Wick of Marin Carbon Project, Robin Carpenter (host) and Arron… Continue reading »

Table Top Farm on the Radio with the Greenhorns and friends Highly informative radio program on Post-Carbon Radio about the new agrarian movement and the future of agriculture with: Severine… Continue reading »

Black Mtn. Sunset

Planning season and strawberry fields forever

It’s that time of year when the work on the farm is slowly ramping up. It is planning time, seeding… Continue reading »

Mid-February 2013 – Wind and seeds

This time of year, understanding what the weather is going to do can be tricky. Two days ago, spring felt… Continue reading »

January 24, 2013 – Winter’s Quiet

Winter is a time of contemplation. I’ve been thinking a lot about what it is to work the land and… Continue reading »