Besides the exciting greens and things coming out of our unheated, passive greenhouses this week to market, we now have 45 solar panels generating power to run our barn! This is where our shop, wash station, crop storage, Ben's apartment, and more is housed. Here is a shot of the finished project:
The hardy greens from our unheated greenhouses are peaking for 2017, so get em while you can! We've got lots of kale, lettuce, spinach, spicy mix, minutina, mache, and some chicories like puntarelle and escarole. Best chance to get them is at Friday's Midcoast Winter Farmers Market from 11-4 at the Topsham Fairgrounds. We'll save some for Saturday in Brunswick, but they sell out quickly. Here's Nick eating a big kale salad!
Other projects we've been working on include firewood for our 3 households, insulation for Nana Maimie's new house (family drywalling party this weekend!) and mulching garlic. Here's Kate forking out straw onto the 1/2 acre of next year's seed garlic:
Best wishes from the family and crew here at Whatley Farm!