Tag Archives: Tessa

At the Wellfleet Farmers Market

Our set up at the the market is coming together! Tessa and I were up at the crack of dawn, harvesting and packing up. Tessa’s mom made us a beautiful eye-catching tablecloth and I made a stand up chalk board … Continue reading

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The Moving of the Bees

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The Bees Have Arrived!

Stay tuned for a long article about our bees, their trip to our farm and why we have got to do our best to become the best beekeepers we can be.

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Mushroom Mushroom!

We recently received our Shiitake mushroom plugs from Uprising Seeds in Washington State.  (http://www.uprisingorganics.com/) Using some thick branches John and I felled the other day, Tessa and I drilled holes to the exact size of the plugs, hammered the plugs … Continue reading

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Hatching our own Chickens!

This year we hatched our own baby chicks for the first time. We have all heritage breed chickens: one black Minorca breed rooster, affectionately called “Black-Jack” (or “Sunday’s Stew” as I like to call him now that his neck is … Continue reading

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A Delicious Carrot Cake for a Farmer’s Birthday

Today is our Farmer Tessa’s birthday.  In celebration, our farm family came together last night to have a tasty vegetable stir-fry, finished off with cake.  Specifically carrot cake.  Farmer John does a great spin on a Carrot Cake found in … Continue reading

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Simple Cold Frames for Hardening Off

Our adventures in simple cold frames! Just a few windows leaned up against the side of a house! We stapled plastic (the very same plastic that tore free of our greenhouse during Nemo) on the ends and weighted it down … Continue reading

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