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guerilla farming in Hawaii

Farm Clean up: the no-till way

In the frantic days before I go to California, I needed to put some serious order into the farm. I will be helping to harvest the Baker Creek pumpkin seed trails and to … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Lima Bean Squash Taco with Homemade Kraut

I decided to cook up some of my heirloom Christmas lima beans and make a casserole.  With a lot of work to do in preparation for the National Heirloom Expo, I … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Creating a U Pick Tomato Garden for the Poultry

Tired of the poultry eyeing the tomatoes?  How about designing a garden with them in mind.  They like a diverse selection of healthy foods, just like us, so why not … Continue reading

August 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Stories in the Rain

I’ve been waking when I should be going to bed. Restless with fatigue as I try to continue on through what seems like an endless list of “to dos.”  The … Continue reading

August 19, 2015 · 2 Comments

Planting Chili Peppers in Containers

It is an interesting year for chilis in Upcounty Hawaii.  Cold, wet, Winter weather has changed their schedule.  This is normally time for their big growth time, but this year … Continue reading

August 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fermenting My Way Through Summer: Pipinola/Chayote

For those growing in Hawaii, we know Pipinola, also known as Chayote, but we may not know what to do with it.  This squash relative is a big climber, which … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Population Density and the Farm

People dream of farming on Hawaii Island, aka the Big Island, and they are inspired by all of the potential that it holds.  So these agriculturally minded people create interesting … Continue reading

July 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

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