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The Natomas Farm
……farewell, it’s been eight years

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Nov 26, 2016
……farewell, it’s been eight years

What started out as simple postings for my grand kids....... to follow the progress of a new project....building a farm from scratch.....and then having the postings ended up being a popular blog within the Sacramento Bee online newspaper....is quite a...

The Natomas Farm
…..those attacking glochids

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Nov 7, 2016
…..those attacking glochids

This post is solely dedicated to the victims of a glochid attack. That's right...I am referring to those tiny invisible thorns that on a so called "thorn-less" cactus pad .....we always get a few of those during embedded into us....during the harvest o...

The Natomas Farm
….is it merely another chimera?

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Nov 2, 2016
….is it merely another chimera?

GreenWorks 22342 40V 20" Cordless Pole Hedge Trimmer......just saved me a few days of work......and saved me from having to hire some help.One of the big seasonal worst jobs here at the farm has now become topping off the fruit trees. Weeds are still i...

The Natomas Farm
…..The Legend of “Stingy Jack”

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Oct 25, 2016
…..The Legend of “Stingy Jack”

          So.......why do we carve pumpkins...ever wondered that? Farmer Deno had to know...and here is scoop: The Legend of "Stingy Jack"People have been making jack-o'-lanterns at Halloween for centur...

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VIDEO: Yisrael Urban Farm To Fork Experience

Oct 22, 2016
VIDEO: Yisrael Urban Farm To Fork Experience

Join Accesslocal.tv as we cover the Urban Farm To Fork Experience 2016 event that took place on October 16th.

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The Natomas Farm
…….Insanely fabulous

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Oct 21, 2016
…….Insanely fabulous

 This month......it's harvest month for our prickly pear. Dont think for a second that this fruit is "weird". This weekend.....we start making hotcake /waffle prickly pear table syrup. It's like a mild honey flavor. Insanely fabulous.That phony ...

The Natomas Farm
…..should had done this years ago

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Oct 16, 2016
…..should had done this years ago

If you have followed this blog over the past years.....you would know that we use riding lawn mowers for getting out in the fields. Yes....we have a tow trailer behind for carrying field tools....needs for crop harvesting....transport of harvested crop...

The Natomas Farm
……siesta time for the employees

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Oct 16, 2016
……siesta time for the employees

It's been a tough work day for the K9 kids. Their job is running off the wild birds that fly into the farm to munch on our fruits. Running off those weird looking cats that sports big ears....aka jack rabbits. Lucky, Black, and Number Four.....they do ...

The Natomas Farm
…..making a gizmo

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Oct 11, 2016
…..making a gizmo

If you grow any sort of vine type crops....such as berries or grapes....you'll understand this homemade gizmo immediately for it's functional purpose. For about $4.00.....life becomes so much easier on the farm.Each and every year......farmers train th...

The Natomas Farm
…..we have the best eggs…….hands down!

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Oct 10, 2016
…..we have the best eggs…….hands down!
















Our special crop ........very special indeed.....has doubled in size/yield this year. It's a crop that requires very little labor and.......very little water. The thorn-less prickly pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) is the perfect plant. You don’t have to water it after the third year......it flowers..... you can eat the pads...

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