The station is exploring Gourds to be grown and dried for use as a value added product. On April 4 Luffa Gourd seeds were planted in the greenhouse. The luffa was planted in the High Tunnel on May 24. May 24, 2019 a variety of additional gourd seeds were planted in the greenhouse. Once large enough, the plants will be planted in the field. … [Read more...] about Gourds Planted
Randy, Jeremy, Shelia and Jennifer started pruning blueberries today. … [Read more...] about Blueberry Pruning
The Hong Vit Radish microgreens were harvested today. One cutting produced 30 grams of greens. The salad mix will be the next crop ready to harvest. … [Read more...] about First Microgreens Harvested
The first mushrooms were harvested yesterday, August 19. We are harvesting the clump when the edge of the largest mushroom changes from concave (curled downward) to convex (beginning to curl upward or not convex anymore). Once we harvest some more, we will see how they taste in recipes!! … [Read more...] about Mushroom harvest
I checked the oyster mushroom bags this morning and found mushrooms coming out of the bags! I was worried earlier in the week and sent some photos to Lindsey of Field and Forest Products on Tuesday and she said that I would see them soon from the looks of it. She was right!! … [Read more...] about We’ve got mushrooms!