Growing vegetables free of pesticides, herbicides, chemical fertilizers, and GMOs in Skull Valley, Arizona.
FIND US AT LOCAL FARMERS MARKETS:
Winter Prescott Farmers Market -- Walgreen's parking lot at the corner of Gail Gardener & Willow Creek Road -- Saturdays 10 AM - 2 PM -- November -April. Our farm will be here again starting in February 2015.
Summer Prescott Farmers Market -- Yavapai College parking lot -- Saturdays 7:30 AM - 12 Noon -- May 10th - October 25th
Flagstaff Community Market -- city hall parking lot, unde the solar panels --Sundays 8:00 AM - 12 Noon -- May 25th - October 12th
Want to stop by and pick up veggies from the farm? Please give us a call before you come!
Contact Us: Reach us by email at rabbitrunfarmAZ@gmail.com or by phone at (928) 235-2044 or find us on Facebook
Thursday, July 22, 2010
So much squash it's tipping the scale! When Matt picked up this old-timey scale, I was pretty skeptical about it's accuracy... it works, but this squash is over it's weight limit!
Squash Blossoms are beautiful and edible! The most common recipe is to stuff them with cheese and/or chopped veggies, then egg batter and fry in olive oil.
The Potato Patch:
At the market last weekend:
My new favorite pasttime is picking gigantic tomato horn worms off of the tomatoes. These fat, squirmy pests like to munch the tops of the tomato plant, both the leaves and the leading growth, which will stunt and kill the plant. The chickens were a little wary of eating them though--that horn is sharp!
After a stunning monsoon afternoon, we were gifted an equally impressive, longlasting sunset!
Monday, July 5, 2010
A typical week:
Monday is the only day we "sleep in" (or I do at least) but it's also a work day. I usually attempt to tackle some books, while Matt checks up on things. We have a little time to plant, weed, and do general clean-up. We harvest some crops in the evening for the Tuesday market.
Tuesday is a harvest day. We get up early to pick, wash, pack, and get ready for the afternoon Prescott Valley Market.
Wednesday is another work day.
Thursday is both a work and harvest day. We generally work in the mornings, and pick in the evenings for the weekend markets. Thursdays seem to be particularly productive days.
Friday is the BIG pick day. We harvest most of the day, save the hot afternoon hours, for the weekend. Fridays are usually late nights; we will pick until 11 or so.
Saturday we go to the Prescott Market in the morning. When we get home in the afternoon, we pick for the Sunday Flagstaff market. Late nights all around.
Sunday we bounce up the hill to the wonderful Flagstaff market. This market is a nice way to end the week. It's usually cooler up there, and the market is surrounded by trees.
Setting up before the folks arrive at Flagstaff:
Our set-up at Flagstaff:
First Carrot Harvest!!!!!
More to come!