Planning time is well underway for 2014! We’ve got an exciting mix of crops and other goodies planned. Hand Sown Farm Cookery Classes will begin monthly starting in June and will cover a wide range of seasonal food and gardening topics.
Its hard to imagine how short the winter rest goes by before firing up the greenhouse. I look forward to taking time cleaning out the greenhouses and organizing the wash pack. We’re also planning to build housing for the apprentices this year, in addition to an outdoor kitchen and solar shower. This is something we’ve had on our agenda for years and we’ll finally get to it this year!
Now that we’ve processed our first batch of chickens (and so far made one killer batch of chicken soup!), we’re discussing getting a new batch or layers in the Spring along with a batch of meat birds. We’ve still got some more details to plan out but its looking like it will fit into our season plan.
Right after the new year we’ll start placing seed orders, materials orders and posting job descriptions and then we are officially digging into our fourth season.
Until then, I will continue to enjoy these slower peaceful days with family, warm fires, good food and rest.