Dec 2013 NFI News Release
Unfortunately due to delays in the shipping of our Hoop House and the predicted cold weather, we are canceling this weekend’s Hoop House Workshop. Stay posted as we plan to reschedule on an upcoming Sunday between the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Check back soon for updates.
Some losses are so heavy and senseless, one can hardly bear them. A farmer can withstand the loss of crops and livestock; they will return in a season or two. But to lose a fellow farmer and such a bright, passionate one in the prime of his youth – how can a tragedy so grave […]
NFI News Release- Oct 2013
Crop Mob: River Farm Fall Planting Thursday, Sept. 26, Friday, Sept. 27, & Saturday, Sept. 28 Fall is here at Green Gate Farms! Our River Farm is going through a difficult time, we have had a plague of grasshoppers and your help is needed to ensure that what we have planted (and replanted) survives. What: […]
Waking Up From the California Dream We’ve been back in Texas for two weeks now but part of me – the dreamer part – is still in California. I’m still dreaming of green fields — straight, weedless, bug-free rows of every fruit and vegetable imaginable. I’m dreaming of a thousand acres of strawberries and the […]
Boys Hunting and Shooting Camp at Green Gate Farms’ River Farm introduced 12 boys to outdoor skills, including fishing, shooting, archery, camp making, tracking and nature exploration. Next camp, Dec. 1-2: see fun here!
On a recent hot breezy afternoon, our daughter Avery jumped into the car after school and practically pounced on me. “Did she buy them? Did she like them?” This anxiety-stoked enthusiasm was quite a departure for our fifth-grader who tends to be slightly grumpy and hungry at afternoon pick-up. “I’ve been thinking about this all […]
Mike started growing vegetables back in 2006, growing a tomato plant upside down on the patio at his girlfriend’s apartment. Since then, he has planted seeds in Wisconsin, Illinois, Arizona and Texas. Not all of them have germinated, but at least he figured out to grow them right side up after that first summer. Soon […]