Week 2 – Ag Science

Week 2 – Ag Science

Intro: Review first two songs in packet and introduce third song, “Oh what a seed” Quiz from last week. If they get the answer right they get a dixie cup of grape juice. What kind of fruit tree did we visit? (Fig tree) Besides eating the food you harvest,...
Week 1 – Elementary Ag Science

Week 1 – Elementary Ag Science

For the rest of the school year, I’m going to try to stay up to date on what I do with the elementary school kids each week. There may be others out there who would like to have a school garden, but don’t quite know where to start in trying to incorporate...
If The Ax is Dull Whet It

If The Ax is Dull Whet It

The barn doors are huge and heavy. They are supposed to slide at the top, but they wouldn’t slide easily. It took all my might to close those things. Of course, the guys made it look easy so I left it to them most of the time. With our Gardening Seminar coming up on...
Back to School

Back to School

As you know, Harvest Fields is a unique farm because it is on a school campus. Our goal as a farm is not just to provide fresh organic food for the community, but unique learning opportunities for young people. Education is particularly why we are here. We are excited...
Meet Dani the Intern

Meet Dani the Intern

We are graced with the company and extra helping hands of Danni (full name Danielle) this summer. She is doing an intern from Fresno State, majoring in plant science.  Here are her thoughts after the first week of farming. “My first week here at Harvest Fields had a...
Getting Stronger

Getting Stronger

When I first met Lois at church, she emphatically praised the work we were doing at the farm and said how great it was that I expected my children to do as much work on the farm as they were capable. She reminisced to me how she grew up doing farm work because her...