Thursday, April 11, 2013

32 pics and a mule

Demonstrating the sift-turning method (mixing a freshly-applied layer of compost into a bed)

A generous donation of baked goods from Chocolate Maven

Getting ready for a lettuce transplanting session

Pierce and Poki fixing the ceiling in the back kitchen

The excavation of our 7,000 gallon water cistern continues.  If you need some good exercise, please join us anytime!  We are almost half way there.

If you come help, Caramela may let you taste one of her delicious eggs

Our garlic is doing mighty well

Dominique and Maria planting pollinator flower seeds

Three classes from the Santa Fe Waldorf School visited us to do their annual community service

First apricot blooms

A young friend from the Camino De La Paz School in Espanola

Laying seedlings on a wet rags to make a seedling bundle,  This method helps keep the roots protected until seedlings are transplanted.

We now serve soups to our visitors and volunteers

The salad bar

One of Gemini Farms mules (on the right)  

Our meditation hut being painted

Our new shed is almost finished.  Thank you Jonathon for your fabulous help and skills!

We always welcome families with young kids.  It's so much fun to be on a farm!

Scrapper is now DJ'ing during our volunteer days

Maria and Dominique composted 1,500lbs of bananas last Monday.


Community Potlucks will resume on Monday May 6, at 6:00pm and will be held the first Monday of each month.  Weather permitting, we'll be showing a movie after potluck

Gaia Gardens will soon be offering a CSA since we cannot have a farm stand for the time being.  If you are not yet on our waiting list, please email us so we can notify you when we are ready.  Del Norte Credit Union will be sponsoring our CSA.

We are selling seeds and plant starts every Saturday at the Farmers Market.
On Sat. April 27, we'll also be selling at the Master Gardeners Annual Fair at the Rodeo Grounds

Fundraiser Auction (on eBay) of outdoor furniture donated by Moss Outdoor from April 15-April 25.  If interested in bidding, please email us and we'll send you the announcement

Dedon Hemisphere Lounge Chair

Gandia Blasco Flat Armchairs (2) + Flat Table

Gandia Blasco Butaca Big armchair

Gandia Blasco Butaca Lipstick OutdoorChair

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1 comment:

  1. Sending all my love from Santa Barbara, where the gulls call and crows patrol the beaches! Miss you all and keep on spreading that spirit of yours :)