Farming is always an exercise
in optimism. What doesn't work one year may be an absolute success
the next. You can either fight Mother Nature or partner with her.
As a farmer, you learn to adapt. Our farm has transitioned from
growing only raspberries to growing a variety of small berries along
with our raspberries.
goal is to be able to offer fresh berries all summer. To accomplish
that we have chosen a mix of heirloom annuals and heirloom perennials.
We choose the varieties we do because they are not the kinds of
berries the large growers produce for travel across the country
to the local supermarket.
many people realize the nutritional value of rhubarb. High in antioxidants
and vitamin C, it ought to be considered a super food. The rhubarb
variety we grow is an old time rhubarb, deep red and tart Springtime
can read more about our berry &
rhubarb farming operation here.
just can't get a good melon around here anymore, so in 2015 we started
growing them. Adams County seems to have a great climate for melons.
Who knew? The melon varieties we choose are ones you won't find
at the local supermarket, or even a specialty market.
can read more about our melon farming