In May we planted about 700-800 plants, including, chamomile, arnica, mint, and much more. The seedlings we planted are struggling with an infestation of micro grasshoppers that are getting to be more and more of a challenge. We will spray them with one of my concoctions of soap and Tabasco sauce this week. They are [...]
I have received the USDA organic certification paperwork. It is 68 pages, it seems like a lot more! As I am working on this part of the fun, I will keep you informed. My next step is to plan a few days to fill out the forms. I want people to really understand the complexity, [...]
Our farm just received our 2011 USDA organic status, again. After hundreds of forms are submitted, the Colorado Dept. of AG comes out for an 8-10 hour on farm inspection!