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2013 Farmer’s Report

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday October 21, 2013   -   By Katie

At the beginning of this month I delivered the final round of produce for our 2013 season. Now that the season has ended, it’s time for me to provide you with our second annual Farmer’s Report. The annual Farmer’s Report is an exercise that helps me...

Spring 2013 Video Update

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday May 07, 2013   -   By Katie

Despite the fact that I’ve been planting tons of seeds, the garden still looks a little barren. For this week I wanted to give you a video tour of what the farm looks like this spring. It’s not very glamorous right now (especially because I nee to do...

Container Gardening Tips

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday April 29, 2013   -   By Katie

The more I learn about sustainable living, the more convinced I become that everyone can grow fresh food at home. Not everyone can have the same 1,500 square feet of garden space that we have here at Arcadia Farms, but even renters and apartment...

Planting Herbs in Upcycled Tin Cans

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday April 05, 2013   -   By Katie

This winter I shared with you that I want a beautiful, traditionally styled, super-sized tea garden full of straight-up tea plant (Camellia sinensis) hedges and oodles of herbs . Despite my grandest dreams, our micro-farm only has room for a micro tea...

Early Spring 2013 Update

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday April 01, 2013   -   By Katie

NOTE: Ooops! Somehow I managed to only save this as a draft and did not publish it. This was supposed to be posted on April 1 (no joke). Keep that in mind as you read my "today"s and "yesterday"s. - Farmer Katie Today’s Headline: No...

Shady Vegetable Garden Plans

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday March 08, 2013   -   By Katie

A few weeks ago I shared on our Facebook page that I was getting excited about ordering seeds for 2013. Our friend and CSA customer Joli Lorion-Fytczyk commented asking about what sorts of plants to grow in a shaded yard. What a wonderful question! She...

Olla Irrigation for a Market Garden

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday January 07, 2013   -   By Katie

Clay olla buried in the garden. Image from http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/olla-gardening-the-original-dr-78565 It’s January. And it’s cold. And I’m glad… mostly. I’m not a fan of cold weather, but I’m hoping a cold, snowy Michigan winter means a...

Is Hugelkultur Sustainable?

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday January 02, 2013   -   By Katie

We recently incorporated several large hugelkultur beds into our market garden. For those who have not yet heard about hugelkultur, you can learn more about the how and why of this gardening practice in my original hugelkultur post. In short, ...

Update: Hugelkultur on a Micro-Farm

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday December 18, 2012   -   By Katie

Christmas is one week from today… but I’m still digging in dirt! Ever since the end of our CSA season I’ve been planning to double the size of our garden for 2013. The initial plan was to tackle this in the spring with a day full of volunteer help and...

Hugelkultur on a Micro-Farm

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday December 04, 2012   -   By Katie

If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you know that we’re planning to double the size of our market garden this coming spring. The plan is to have one or two volunteer days in the spring where we can build raised bed frames, move compost from...


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