Category Archives: Field Notes

Organic Potato Pancakes

With spring-like weather rolling into our area, the free-range hens are giving us some eggs. And with that came this new favorite (first time tried in our kitchen) that was made with organic ingredients. By using the food processor, it … Continue reading

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A Yearend Review

Farmers’ Almanack Seeds in upward opposition, Pilot hurdles sound and steady. Knowledge lets some harden. Hoed rows shape this garden. Wherewithal yells field ready, Harvest sought at destination. poem by wooleylot   And how well went the assemblage of self’s … Continue reading

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Garlic and Forb

Greetings from the primitive ploughman. Annabelle and Lola checking the garlic in the fields on the Wooleylot Farm. We are fully committed to upholding fine traditional cultural practices to maintain our organic integrity. Dogs on-guard duty for any round-up sprayers with orders … Continue reading

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Potato Eye Beholder

On rare occasion, we are lucky enough to find that “one in a million” type like this unusually shaped King Harry potato.  Do you think that it has grown into an odd shape or does he resemble a valentine heart? It all in the eye of … Continue reading

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Finding Lost Treasure

What you see here is a recently discovered wild garlic. I search the countryside looking for wild garlic to cultivate. Well, it’s not actually wild garlic. You see this area has all of these old abandon farms around hereabouts and … Continue reading

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And We Have Garlic!

“One rule in life”, he murmured to himself. “If you can smell garlic, everything is all right.” Author: J.G. Ballard Yum, Yum – Fresh Garlic Pizza. In fact, this garlic in the pizza pie is so fresh that it began its day … Continue reading

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Synthetic Inputs Explained

Generally it can be said that certified organic produce is grown without synthetic fertilizer, pesticides and herbicides. However, there are some synthetic substances allowed for use in organic crop production. Here is a picture of one of our certified organic garlic … Continue reading

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