MAY HARVEST TALLY
May Harvest Tally
528 lbs produce
Eggs 124 (Duck) 76 (Chicken)
2011 Year to Date Tally
1,466 lbs produce
Eggs: 610 (Duck) 266 (Chicken)
Farming in the City
Typical morning at the farm
After chores, Friday is typically our biggest day for order. Start picking & packing (from about 6 am – 11 am) for the Front Porch Farm Stand customers and our restaurant clients
Today, for instance,:
15 +lbs mixed salad
15+lbs of other greens (kale, chard, arugula, mustard and more)
Couple dozen boxes of nasturtiums
Few bunches of herbs (cilantro, mints, lemon verbena, etc)
Few dozen chicken and duck eggs
Honey, bread ( delivered from local artisan bread maker), preserves, herb butter and more
Living Off 1/10 Acre
Reducing food miles, growing food security right in our own backyard!
$75,000 in savings growing 99% of our produce for family of four
~400 flora varieties in a growing season
$20,000 + in gross sales
Our living expenses are very low as we live quite simply - making do, wearing out and using up what we have. Our out-of- pocket expenses include utilities, federal/state tax, CA FTB sales tax, business licenses fees, annual property taxes, and insurance.
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