Something Up My Sleeve

We had our 3rd annual Fall honey harvest this weekend. The bees were very productive once again and we now have a darker amber color honey available.  Slightly stronger in taste, this is typical of Fall honey. You will see it on the CSA table this week. There is a...
Busy As A Bee

Busy As A Bee

The bees have had a tremendously successful Spring harvest this year and we were able to extract some of their extra supply.  We were able to harvest honey in July for the first time since my Dad started beekeeping two years ago.  Generally, bees will need to...

The Finish Line

This is the final week for the 2015 CSA season, the inaugural year at our new farm.  The challenges of scaling up from 1 acre to 4 were daunting at times, but we learned and grew a lot!  We had some bountiful crops, zucchini and watermelon come right to mind, and we...
What’s all the buzz about???

What’s all the buzz about???

This weekend we celebrated the first Terra Fauna Farm Honey Harvest. Scott Edelman, Greg’s Dad embarked on a beekeeping mission this year. He has 4 honeybee hives, 2 on Terra Fauna Farm and 2 on Twin Maple Farm in Northampton County. To summarize the lengthy process:...
Bzzzzy!

Bzzzzy!

This Spring weather has a two steps forward and one step back feel to it, but we are diligently chipping away at getting the spring crops in the ground.  Sometimes it doesn’t pay to get things in too early.  We planted beets, radish and turnips a few weeks back...

Hold on to your hats

Wow, that was a windy weekend.  The garden was begging for mercy by the end of it, but I think we’ll pull through ok.  Nothing that we shouldn’t be able to recover from anyway.   The rough weather is really pushing things back though.  We will have a...