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….being stuffed in an office cubicle

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Aug 17, 2016
….being stuffed in an office cubicle

You may think that this post will be about our harvested bounties of each day....the figs...peaches...plums...and so many other items that we produce here on our farm. You thought wrong.This is about the time spent with the fruits that are not sold. Th...

The Natomas Farm
………borers keeps us from being bored

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Aug 17, 2016
………borers keeps us from being bored

Trees get weak from a lack of a drink.....just like us humans. Get weak and then one seems to contract sickness more often....as a tree will also. If you have orchards as we do...or if you are a simple homeowner with a tree (can be Pines to Birch too)....

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VIDEO: Oak Park Community Garden Bringing Locals Together

Aug 13, 2016
VIDEO: Oak Park Community Garden Bringing Locals Together

Oak Park Community Garden, located at 3733 Broadway brought locals out for an evening of fun to plant fall veggie seeds, share some food, and enjoy each others company.

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The Natomas Farm
….Zucchini Festival ?

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Aug 11, 2016
….Zucchini Festival ?

Living outside of the big city has it's benefits. Small towns usually have all sorts of summer events....such as our town's Historic Society's Car Show......the coming up soon
2016 Ms Cherriette Pinup Pageant at the Dry Creek Ranch House...... and then there is my favorite:

Rio Linda Grange #403‎ Zucchini...

The Natomas Farm
…I am fig itching to teach you a trick

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Aug 9, 2016
…I am fig itching to teach you a trick

I was doing some reading on history the other day.....and I came across a picture. It was truly amazing. There are two Egyptians harvesting Figs without gloves or long sleeve shirts.Oh.....I suppose I need to fill in the reader here about harvesting F...

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………..we offer free harvesting

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Aug 2, 2016
………..we offer free harvesting

We have three grow seasons here at the farm. At the end of each season....we offer free harvesting to all....of what is left on the ground. This past few days....has created many happy folks as they carried out the found treasures. Special thanks to...

The Natomas Farm
………just how many do we harvest?

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Jul 28, 2016
………just how many do we harvest?

I get the question often. The answer is different each year....and the answer is always not always quite the whole picture. Of course.....the question is this: how many peaches do we harvest each season.This year I say "15 baskets each morning". Folks ...

The Natomas Farm
……hot chicks at the beach

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Jul 18, 2016
……hot chicks at the beach









It seems that our hens have gone on vacation. The decrease of eggs tells us this. While there could be many reasons for this production loss that happens routinely.......it's really boils down to a few reasons here at our farm.

Chickens love routine... habit and a coop that...

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…….being very diversified

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Jul 16, 2016
…….being very diversified

I had a thought.....years ago....about making jams from our farm's fruits that we grow. Just another simple way to make a buck or two. One must diversify.... if one is to succeed ....on a farm. Goat milk soap....dried fruits...perhaps making pies. I ha...

The Natomas Farm
……..about those green waffers

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Jul 13, 2016
……..about those green waffers

First thing that came to my mind when Professor Jeanette and Farmer Deno bought this farm some eight years ago.....was this above image. The intensity of this part of the 1973 movie....played out by Edward G. Robinson and Charlton Heston eating deli...

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