Category: Urban Farm

Urban Farm Updates, June 14th, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? One type of Potato Blight in Ireland, first appearing in 1845, was responsible for the near complete potato crop loss across all of Ireland?! This fungus blight resulted in a crop loss than was the cause of roughly half a million human deaths, and which started a mass…
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Urban Farm Updates, May 31st, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? One Hornworm can destroy an entire tomato plant in just 24 hours! Yikes!! Check your plants regularly for these ugly pests to and keep them under control throughout the season. What’s Growing On? Have you all been enjoying the waterfall from the sky, this past week? I hope…
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Urban Farm Updates, May 24th, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Tomatoes, Carrots, Sweet Potatoes and Beets are high in Lycopenes. These compounds, which are responsible for most of the yellow, red and orange coloration in these vegetables, have been shown to help reduce risk of Alzheimers disease and Cancer. What’s Growing On? Let me first begin my blog…
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Urban Farm Updates, May 17th 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Gardening is good for your health?! The act of gardening causes the brain to produce endorphins, which are natural “happy” chemicals for your brain!  Gardening also helps to boost your body’s immune system; through the exposure and absorption of Vitamin D and the natural exposure to healthy bacteria…
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Urban Farm Updates, May 10th, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Apples, Pears, Plums, Cherries, Almonds, Raspberries and Strawberries have one thing in common?! They are all members of the Rose Family! Neat, huh?! What’s Growing On? It has been yet another insanely busy week, with the summer weather rolling in! It is kind a strange phenomenon, having to…
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Urban Farm Updates, April 26th, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? You can get your bananas to ripen faster if you put them in a paper bag with a tomato, and leave them there overnight! What’s Growing On? It’s Reveal Week!!!!! Did everyone have a wonderful Earth Day weekend? Mine was long and extremely exhausting, but totally productive and…
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