Home gardens could grow 50% of humanity’s food supply on less than 10% of the world’s arable farmland. — energybulletin.net
It’s unsettling start to winter but I guess what should we expect as the past couple winter seasons have been pretty mild. Considering many parts of the country are already getting a dusting of the white stuff, we shouldn’t complain!
On the tally front, we still have ONE more month left and are inviting ya’ll to guess the “2011 Harvest Tally”
Sadly, looks like we won’t be topping our 2010 tally of 7,030 lbs but getting close to our annual average 6,000 lb harvest we’ve sustained for many years in a row. It still amazes me that our little 1/10 acre continues to be so productive – what a blessing!
It’s dipped to freezing three nights a row and more cold nights are forecasted. Usually the first freeze around hear holds off till January but there is nothing “normal” about the weather hereabouts.
Since it looks like the climate’s changing it maybe that we have to replace our lightweight row covers with thicker ones. Of course, going to cost us a pretty penny!
Through this lean winter season Sis & I were thinking of having a “Bake Sale “or something to help us raise some extra funds for the farm.
November Harvest Tally
552 lbs Produce (fruits, vegetables, herbs)
Eggs 106 (Duck) 20 (Chicken)
85 Jars “Put Up”
2011 Year to Date
5,398 lbs Produce (fruits, vegetables, herbs)
Eggs 1150 (Duck) 506 (Chicken)
639 Jars “Put Up”
Guess the Tally
Don’t forget to join our guessing contest. Comments close at the end of December. We’ll select THREE winners who will receive a 2012 Little Homestead in the City calendar.
COMMENTS ARE CLOSED. We will be tallying up the 2011 harvest numbers and announcing the winners soon!