March 21, 2013
Image courtesy of Full Belly Farm, Guinda CA From Full Belly Farm, courtesy of  Capay Valley Farm Shop March 18, 2013 Saturday March 16 was a banner day at Full Belly Farm: one of the earliest days in recent years that we were able to plant our first tomatoes. A crew of 8 carefully...
March 13, 2013
Image Courtesy of Full Belly Farm, Guinda, CA by Paul Muller of Full Belly Farm, courtesy of  Capay Valley Farm Shop There is an eye with which we experience the world, an interaction between the object perceived and the observer. Often times two people looking at the same object or event can...
February 20, 2013
By Jeff Main of Good Humus Produce,courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop Image courtesy of Capay Valley Farmshop, Capay CA How many stories have we read about in the last five years about people around the country eating spinach, strawberries, salad mix, cantaloupe in various states, farms organic...
Cranberries by hand
January 16, 2013
Have you ever been browsing in an antique store and found a wooden box with rakish teeth on it? It could be a hand cranberry rake, a farm implement of yore. Possibly the same kind that farmer Brian Ruesch of Ruesch Century Farm uses today on his tiny organic cranberry farm. Brian calls his Vesper...
December 11, 2012
Profile: Iron Creek Farm of LaPorte, IN By Heidi Lewis In America, the small family farm has become a heritage breed as cherished and coveted as the heirloom plants some of them grow. The 2007 agriculture census reported that nearly 40 percent of all U.S. farms are under 50 acres. According to the...
November 28, 2012
By Judith Redmond, courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop Our refrigerator offers leftovers, several days after our Thanksgiving feast. We’re still enjoying roasted vegetables, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie. But this isn’t altogether unfamiliar – our Thanksgiving feast is only different in terms of...
November 14, 2012
Courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop The Fiddler’s Green is a place first described in 18th century Irish sailing lore. The Fiddler’s Green is utopia where all your desires are met; where the grog never runs dry and the tobacco pipes are always full. Farmer Jim Eldon is one of the lucky ones to...
Sonoma County Apple Veteran Dave Hale
November 13, 2012
In Fall, you can’t miss the explosion of roadside color that is Hale’s Apple Farm as you drive along Route 116 just north of Sebastopol, CA. The riot of piles of brilliant gourds can cause the unwary traveler to swerve. Best pull over for a better look. Orange and white pumpkins of all sizes;...
November 8, 2012
Courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop Although the Capay Valley is increasingly known for it’s amazing fruit and vegetable farms, there are other projects and crops worth noting! These three made it into several local newsletters recently, along with a little Capay Valley history. Organic Indigo From...
November 7, 2012
By Jeff Main for Good Humus Produce, courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop Waiting for Rain. It’s been a long six months since we felt rain on our faces. The last rain was in April, mid-spring really, and now it is mid-Autumn, with a long, long summer just passed. That is a long stretch without...


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