We grow and sell produce and honey locally, with proceeds used to help fund youth mission trips.
Beginning sometime in June, sales are on Wednesday afternoons and Sunday Mornings until production ends sometime in October. Later in the summer we also can be found at either the Pine Island or Zumbrota Farmers' markets.
Harvest and sales continue as weather permits, into November or later. Garlic, Honey, and Onions are stored and available until they run out. Here are some of the crops we are planning for this year.
|Radishes (June-October)||Red Potatoes (July-Oct)|
|Red Onions (July-October)||Yellow Onions(July-Oct)|
|Pie Pumpkins (Sept-Oct)||Large pumpkin (Oct)|
|Red Cabbage (July-Oct)||Green Cabbage (June-Oct)|
|Beets (July-Oct)||Pea Pods (June-July)|
|Green Peppers (Aug-Sept)||Hot Peppers(Sept)|
|Zuchini (July-Oct)||Garlic (July-gone)|
|Honey (July - Gone)||Comb Honey (limited)|
|Bird house gourds||Large decorative gourds|
|Corn (August-September)||Cucumbers (July-October)|
|Russet (July-Oct)||Yukon Gold Potatoes|
|Bunching Onion (July-October)||Tomatoes (August-Sept)|
|Broccoli (June-Oct)||Lettuce (June-Oct)|
|Green Beans (July-Oct)||yellow beans (July-Oct)|
|Watermelon (sept)||Cantelope (Aug-Sept)|
|Colored Peppers (Aug-Sept)||Kohl Rabi (June-Oct)|
|Banana Pepper(Aug-Oct)||Carrots (July-Oct)|
|small Decorative Gourds||Decorative pumpkins|
|Indian corn, large and small|
May 15 - 10 rows corn planted, yard mowed
Various - Curt worked on degrassing strawberries.
Various - Split hives, worked hives, now have 19 colonies.
May 13 - Curt fetched 8 more bee colonies from Rushfeld apiaries in Wisconsin.
May 6 - Jace mowed, Curt laid down irrigation tubing. Planted bunching onion, carrot, cilantro, radish, kohl rabi, cucumbers, beans.
May 5 - 10 rows corn planted
April 24 - Mark Mickow transplanted a bunch of raspberries from near the fence into the north side of our patch, and then some for the century garden.
April 23 - Jon, Lars, Tanner, Curt, Esther, Jace, Jim Peterson, and Mark Mickow planted another 1180 onions and 6 more rows of potatoes. Also pulled up old weed barrier from tomato/pepper patch, sorted and stored some equipment. Curt tilled south side of main for corn.
April 22 - Curt tilled new onion area. Curt, Davin, Taryn, Bob, Casey, Megan, Christian, and Katya planted 1180 onions and took down support systems from last year's tomatoes.
April 17 - Curt repaired tiller chain, reassembled. Tilled melon valley, planted bee forage strips and grass/clover combo near waterway.
April 9 - Davin, Christoff, Curt, Bob, Lili, Carole, Nate, Katya ; planted 6 rows potatoes, 2 rows peas, 4 rows beets. Reset the barrier on the garlic patch.
April 8 - Curt : Repaired tiller, worked north half of main patch, all of north patch, part of melon valley. Spread grass and clover seed in melon valley. Sold old tractor and tiller. Had Al turn on water supply. Spread yellow and annual white sweet clover behind barn. Ordered Rapeseed.