There will be hot breakfast available to purchase as well as baked goods, jams, parsnips, carrots, Swiss chard, radishes, fresh eggs, locally grown meat products, and handcrafted soaps and salves.
For convenience, any customer can also go to the website at https://cncofarmersmarket.com and pre-order their items.
Then they can pull up to the market and have their box carried to their
No-Till farming is limiting soil disturbance to keep plant residue on the soil surface all year. Also, good, healthy soil structure is maintained year around. The No-Till farming practice applies to all cropland.
Advantages of No-Till farming include reduced soil erosion caused by wind and water. Soil not tilled is less compacted resulting in better soil structure. Time is saved when several tillage passes are eliminated
What is good pollinator habitat? The main element of high-quality pollinator habitat is an abundant and diverse array of flowering plants. These plants include a variety of annual and perennial forbs, legumes, shrubs, vines and trees that start flowering early in spring and continue late into fall.
Native bees are a vital component of a "biologically diverse" plant and animal community. This community is
Retired NRCS District Conservationist, Goodland KS
Soil Organic Matter (SOM) is the fraction of the soil that consists of plant or animal tissue in various stages of decomposition. Most productive agricultural soils have between 3 and 6% organic matter.
Soil Organic Matter is made up of 3 main components.
1. Plant residue and living microbial biomass
2. Active soil organic matter also referred to as detritus
3. Stable soil organic matter, often refer
Sometime last year, many of us felt the crushing weight of social injustice as George Floyd’s life was extinguished in front of a crowd, slowly and painfully by those officers sworn to serve and protect the public. It was the last straw for many, after Eric Garner, Sandra Bland, Breonna Taylor, and so many more suffered needless deaths at the hands of law enforcement. It heightened the emotional subject of racial disparity and discrimination, to a recognition of
What are cover crops? Cover crops are grown for the protection and enrichment of the soil. In Agriculture, cover crops are used to cover and protect the soil rather than to be harvested.
Cover crops are used to manage cropland and reduce soil erosion, improve soil fertility, improve soil quality, improve water storage, reduce pressure from weeds, pests and diseases, and improve biodiversity and wildlife in an agroecosystem.
Jan Fortin has created a wonderful new environment within the Classic Rose; taking down partitions, giving the entire space a face lift, opening up the space fo
The menu at opening was limited, but has since expanded, and will continue to expand. Having added a bunch of ice cream related items: sundaes, shakes, and the newly renovated mi