Monthly Archives: April 2011

come join us!

we’ve been waiting and, now that it feels like springtime, its time for our first: CSA MEMBER MEETING! WHEN: WEDNESDAY, MAY 11TH, 5:30 PM RAIN-DATE: WEDNESDAY, MAY 18TH, 5:30 PM WHERE: FRONT STEP FARM, 1240 WESTMINSTER ST. this is an opportunity to hear more … Continue reading

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More of this!

I love this.

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Urban Farm Livestock

For a few years I have been a beekeeper. I’m not in it for the honey, I just like having them around, watching them zip from cucumber flower to raspberry blossom. Feeding on the black locust blooms. I don’t medicate … Continue reading

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Rain Rain

Rainy Day Activities: Watch you tube videos. Sister Rosetta Tharpe might help:   Check  on the little veggies. A couple inches of purple Asparagus! Peas, Spinach, Arugula, Radishes are enjoying the day. Adam and I wrestled with getting enough water … Continue reading

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Backyard Farms in the news!

http://www.ecori.org/front-page-journal/2011/4/11/backyard-farms-grow-citys-food-supply.html   Great article, but a couple mistakes I’d like to point out. My “mud” oven is made of “mud”, and sits upon cinder blocks. It is not made of Cinder Blocks. My weekly seaweed trips are largely with my … Continue reading

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taking soil seriously

Fay here.  A LOT has been happening at Sidewalk Ends.  With our long-awaited soil tests in hand, we’ve decided that we will not be satisfied with soil that is merely safe for food-production.  The remarkable improvements that Than made in his … Continue reading

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Transplanting atop the Trash Plateu

Ahhh, finally I can move around my room freely without worry about trampling hundreds of Kale, Collard, Scallions, Chard and Boc Choi starts. An untimely death may find my basil, tomatos, peppers, cukes and flowers if I trip while walking … Continue reading

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