Brush Rake & Burning Brush

Larry brought up his brush rake to push the brush from our orchard into burn piles. You can’t see it from here but the entire orchard is full of brush from pruning. Larry on the tractor, Ken & Daniel with the brush rake. Detail of the brush rake. This one...

Winter Pruning

The west side of the orchard has been completely pruned this year and a majority of the east side has also been pruned. For some of the trees it has been nearly 20 years since they were pruned last. There is a huge amount of brush and wood. We’re trading the...

Winter Solstice

Farms mark the year by the solar calendar. The solstice, the traditional mid winter festival when the sun starts to return. For us too the solstice is turn-around time. The days when the sun seems to stand still are our time to do a yearly reflection on the past year....