We planted Hobbes (our number 2 hoop house) with spinach, greens, cabbage (for the spring), and carrots. This autumn we opted to only plant half of Calvin (our other hoop house) in order to work on the soil health a bit for the coming season. For whatever reason, the soil underneath our hoops is the only soil on the property that is not "spot on". Wonderfully we can work it back to perfection.
The ed field is put to bed with garlic and spring parsnips the only remaining residents. Even our compost piles are ready for the winter nap. Now we can start thinking about building the "spring" pile in January.
This project has been particularly exciting for me because it has been almost completely driven by students! They are passionate, committed and eager to learn and participate. What a joy for some so young!
As Christmas comes and the New year wanders in I will likely be writing a little less (there isn't much happening right now), but I will make every effort to keep photos coming so that those invested folk can see the progress of the farm while you are tucked away at home. . . .
Enjoy the season and Merry Christmas.