Mushrooms done our way

Mushrooms done our way

Hello, I am your farmer, Dale A great selection of alder logs, eh? Mid winter is a good time to inoculate logs. The molds and other contaminates from the forest are all taken out of the air by the amount of rain we get. Plus as the weather warms the myocilin has a...
dog walking

dog walking

My favorite dog walk is also the one I Use for silent Buddhist meals in the forest. Mostly only locals and mushroom pickers use this trail. Just above our farm on the slope of Mount Elphinstone  As soon as I enter the forest a silence becomes almost complete. Only...
2020 new beginings

2020 new beginings

Happy new year from your farmer, Dale. Another year and another chance to grow the greatest garden ever. I am 68 years old, aware that I only have 10 or 15 more opportunities to do so. Growing flowers and food, connected to our world, doing things I like to do brings...
The first snow of 2020

The first snow of 2020

  Our 1963 Chev 1/2 ton is not bad in the snow. If you put logs in the back for weight it can push through very deep snow. If you try to stop on wet snow or ice, it just doesn’t at least not easily     Winter is a quieter time but still produces...
Art and onions

Art and onions

Hello. Again from your farmer, Dale.  The first crop of the year that needs our attention is onions.  We grow these onions from seeds, starting them early winter on heating mats in our greenhouse then transplanting in spring when the soil has warmed. We grow a number...