SCA Farms Blog

 

Enjoy reading first hand accounts from the field, the markets, and more. Plus an inside look at the Farmers’ Market Podcast and what it takes to produce the web show people are talking about. 

 

SCA Farms Blog

 

Enjoy reading first hand accounts from the field, the markets, and more. Plus an inside look at the Farmers’ Market Podcast and what it takes to produce the web show people are talking about. 

 

Cedar Falls Farm with Mark Jones

Cedar Falls Farm with Mark Jones0 Comments Mark Jones with Cedar Falls Farm. I can't say enough how I appreciate our first guest on the Farmers' Market Podcast. The interview was great and I hope it's the first of many for Mark on this show. Mark and I first met at...

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Prepping Beds at SCA Farms

  SCA FARMS Prepping Beds at SCA Farms First video on the farm! Well, at least it's the first video being published 🙂 Here's how we prep the beds at SCA Farms. Hope you enjoy!     Chicken High Wire Contest Photo taken Jan 2018   Thanks for visiting the farm! Stefan...

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How to build good soil

I am not a master gardener nor do I claim to be an expert in the field of micro biology but understanding how your soil works is an important part of growing. Even if you don’t know how to pronounce all those long words, the important part is knowing how those things work to improve your soil

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Why I started with tarps!

The fence was falling apart. The horses were gone. Things were not normal in the pasture. There I was staring out into two acres. “So what the hell am I going to do now?” I thought. In the background, you can hear the squawk of a few chickens and the rattle of a few rabbit cages, as two of the four stalls in the barn still had animal life present. But what was I to do with the land? The empty stalls?

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Why I started growing my own vegetables

There I was with almost three acres of empty pasture. The horses were gone. The riders were gone. All that was left was a beat up wooden fence, an electric line, and open pasture. Unsure of what my next move was going to be I decided to do what a lot of other people do when faced with a similar life situations. Google.

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Animal Care at SCA Farms

Just like planting and harvesting vegetables, sometimes it’s the animals that get all the love. No worries. I try to keep it simple when it comes to upkeep because more time with them is less time growing produce. Here’s my daily ritual in a nutshell. Hope you enjoy!

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First Farmer’s Market and Lessons Learned

Our first Farmers’ Market! Woohoo! Boy, did we learn alot. Not only about the Fountain Inn Farmers’ Market but how different it is being on the other side of the produce buying experience. Wow! We learn so much from our customers and from the market staff.

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