Farm History

The flag pole

Our flagpole has an interesting story.  It was one of the original steel flagpoles at the Lloyd Center in Portland.  When those poles were replaced with aluminum poles, Roaring Creek Ranch got one of the old steel poles. The mounting base was crafted by the previous owner, who also added […]

Farm Status

Preparing to test irrigation system

Perhaps system is too strong a word, but there are specific components to the irrigation system at the farm: a pond, a pump, an intake line, a distribution line, and a sprinkler.  Inspecting these components was the order of the day. Our large pond has a certificated water right for […]


The walnut tree

We don’t know what variety of walnut we have at the farm, but our guess is English walnut. The old hulls on the ground don’t look like black walnut shells. The tree must have started to split at one point in the past, because the tree has grown around a chunk […]