King of the compost heap – Farm Newsletter – 9/22/17

In celebration of the fall equinox: a special compost edition You thought our compost pile was complete, but in biodynamics, is it ever that simple? The pile, comprised of alfalfa hay and dairy cow manure, was not ready for hibernation until it underwent a ritualistic inoculation. To dive into our process, let us begin: COMPOSTING WITH … Continue reading King of the compost heap – Farm Newsletter – 9/22/17

Mercury in retrograde, behind the scenes and easy veggies – Farm Newsletter – 9/16/17

Mercury in retrograde: trendy scapegoat or legitimate concern? Last week, mercury came out of a month-long retrograde. While this seems an awfully dramatic and modish maxim coming from a biodynamic farm, allow us to explain. The planets in our solar system travel along the same west-to-east path through the starry sky as they orbit the … Continue reading Mercury in retrograde, behind the scenes and easy veggies – Farm Newsletter – 9/16/17