Son of Something Salad greens

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Almost there little guys.  Red butter Salanova getting bigger every day.

We pride ourselves on growing high quality gourmet salad greens.  Spring mix, Arugula, Spinach and Red Russian kale are staples on the farm throughout the season.  Our spring mix provides a good mix of flavor, loft and texture.

 

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Our first little caterpillar tunnel getting those greens off to a head start.

We have plans to build several more caterpillar tunnels so we are able to grow more year around, utilize them for shade in the summer and to keep leaves from landing in the crops during the fall.  Any extra work you can eliminate on a small farm greatly improves your success.  Weeding and sorting through crops does not make a small farm any profit (it does make for a nice looking farm and product but there are other ways to mitigate those issues).

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New starts and a new succession almost every week.  Green Crisp Salanova does really well on these cool spring days.

Being proactive on the farm pays off in more ones than one.  You have to be very efficient with every task and set your farm up for this.  As a small scale farm we can mitigate weeds through no till practices, stale seeds beds and be highly productive at the same time.  Look for our produce at local restaurants like Heartwood in Nevada City, South Pine Cafe both in Grass Valley & Nevada City, Watershed in Grass Valley (due to open this Summer) and other fine restaurants in the local area.

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