The farm is waking up from a winter rest

February 21, 2014 Tom Salzer 0

It’s February, and we’re seeing the farm start to wake up from dormancy. The fields are greening up, robins are searching for worms, and the pussy willows are popping. A cold snap in December challenged us to keep the pipes from freezing as a bitterly cold east wind blew against the […]

Signs of fall at the farm

October 3, 2013 Tom Salzer 0

Fall equinox came and went a few weeks ago, and we’re starting to see signs of fall at the farm. Nights are cooler, rain has returned, and change is in the air. Leaves are starting to turn color and coat the ground. Weeds we treated a few weeks ago are […]

We have a woodlot

August 6, 2013 Tom Salzer 0

The farm is 13.15 acres in farm deferral, an acre for the home, and an acre for a woodlot. Our woodlot is primarily tall Douglas fir trees, but there are a few Oregon ash trees on one side.  The fir trees are in the southwest corner of the property (behind […]