Right now all the fields are pretty bare. They are either in Rye & Vetch cover crop, some Clover, some bare fallow, and a few rows of garlic that was planted last fall.
Just thought I'd let you know what veggies we're intending to grow where... we've done lots of planning work & I need to organize all these fields in my head!
There are 3 main pieces of land that we farm--
- 2.2 acres close to the barn (A,B,C,D,E,F,SU,SL)
- 1.5 acres in a plot adjacent (Y,Z)
- 2.1 acres in the far fields (W1,W2,W3)
Field A will be winter squash & the seed will go into the ground in June.
Field B will be mostly melons, a few cukes & summer squash, also going in early June.
Field C will be split in half: one part left fallow & one part in late fall greens (September).
Field D will be a big mix of carrots, lettuce, beets, beans, & herbs-- planted mostly in July.
Field E will also be a mix, with the 5 rows of garlic left in place, and planted in June.
Field F has never been worked; it is turf. We will open it & plant cukes & squash in July!
Field SU (solar upper) will be peppers & eggplants planted in late May.
Field SL (solar lower) will be mostly peas (planted now!) and some tomatoes in May.
Field Y will be a mix of tomatoes, spinach, herbs, beans, sweet potatoes, planted in May & June.
Field Z will be mostly potatoes planted May 1st, and fall broccoli planted in July.
Field W1 will be be April greens & broccoli!
Field W2 will be mostly left fallow, with 10 rows of onions & leeks.
Field W3 will be completely fallowed.