Farm is dedicated to protecting our local food source by empowering every
member of our community with access to resources for production, preserving,
and preparation of safe healthy foods. From farm to table.
Open to the public
for learning purposes we hope to encourage people to use the resources
available to them. Improving the quality
of our environment by protecting our local food source through education and
example, guiding people to use the greatest resource available-
design will be more like a city park verses the traditional farm
atmosphere. Thus allowing everyone to
enjoy the garden, elderly, small children, and the farm will have several
handicap accessible raised beds. Many
types of growing methods will be exhibited.
Raised beds featuring bio-intensive and square foot gardens. Traditional in ground row crop, in ground
raised beds. Container gardening, and
small space examples.
will have hydroponics as well as vertical farming. Introducing people to many methods of growing
vegetables verses big land and tractors.
90% of the work on farm is done by hand, practicing all sustainable
methods. The farm will cover all aspects
of farm to table. To include soil
conservation, compost and soil building, irrigation and water
conservation. Introduction to lunar
planting cycle, frost and planting dates, growth cycles. Seed identification, direct seeding, flat
seeding, growth cycle and seed saving. Companion planting for bug control and
nutrient properties. Harvest and storage of vegetables.
Special attention is given to heirloom
vegetables, native vegetables in our area and perennial vegetables. Areas on farm that are not dedicated to growing
seasonal vegetables will host a
permanent edible landscape.
a learning farm everyone will be encouraged to participate in all activities,
the farm will be open daily to everyone.
Scheduled workshops will be held on various topics to included but not
limited to starting seedlings, bugs, companion planting, harvesting, and
storage of produce. We also host exemplary seminars for farmers,
emphasizing the benefits of all natural
with all self-sustainable practices.
Seeds are planted, vegetables are harvested, and seeds are saved for
next planting. The USDA's standards require that farmers produce organic foods
with methods that maximize soil health, conserve water and reduce air
pollution. Certified organic farms cannot use synthetic fertilizers,
pesticides, or hormones.