Our first sowing of corn has emerged! Just in time for the next succession. After we built three new beds, we have sown two of them with corn, two rows each, making 8 rows. The entire plot will have twelve rows of corn (with beans growing up the stalks) and 3 rows of squash, sprawling… Continue reading Continuing the three sisters
Today is the fifth day of June, a little late to plant corn, but so long as we get mulch on in time everything should be fine. The moon is in Scorpio which means it's a good planting day, so we're sowing our first four rows of corn. We always garden by the signs, unless… Continue reading Sowin corn
In May, Feed the People Farms, with the help of the IWW General Defense Committee Local #18 Food Security Working Group cleared an area of grass and legumes to make way for an ancient Cherokee grass/legume combo that is the Three Sistsers of corn, beans, and squash. For the specific varieties we have chosen, check out… Continue reading Feed the People Farms breaks ground!