Today was a busy day in the south 40. John, our mega-fantastic photographer and occasional farm apprentice volunteer guy was busy helping collect more than 135 pounds of tomatoes for this Saturday’s Farm Stand. From cherry to roma, yellow, green, and red tomatoes, small, medium, and large, tomatoes will be plentiful this Saturday. Except for the
Pounds of onions have been put up as root stock for the next season’s planting. Garlic is laying out for next years crop. Yesterday, golden beet seed was gathered for this winter’s growing cycle. I also collect my own seeds for lettuce, peppers, radish, flowers, squash, melon, carrot, beans, eggplant, tomato, artichoke, and more. Today’s photo is of
If you live anywhere else in America besides Arizona you might think it’s spring time, but here in the middle of the desert southwest, we are already in the throes of summer. Temperatures have crossed the hundred degree mark which we can now regularly expect for the next three months. While the lettuce may not like
Make like a bee and buzz on over to Tonopah Rob’s Vegetable Farm this Saturday for some veggielicious produce. We are working hard with mother nature, all natural fertilizers, fresh clean water, no pesticides, beneficial insects, and a lot of passion to bring the best, most wonderful tasting vegetables to the people of central Arizona. We all
Mothers Day is this Sunday! There may be no better reason to drive out to Tonopah and visit Tonopah Rob’s Vegetable Farm on Saturday as I am sure you will be looking for some fresh and beautiful flowers for that special mom in your life and Tonopah Rob’s is the perfect place to find them.
From early February through middle of April, Tonopah Rob’s Vegetable Farm was fortunate to have a wonderful helper volunteering her time while on vacation from Germany. Jutta Engelhardt spent the early morning to late afternoon with us hand cleaning, bunching, and washing veggies for Saturday’s Farm Stand. Two and sometimes three times per week she
What a week it has been. The farm has a new more powerful roto-tiller as the old one recently broke, although there is hope the old one can be fixed. Birds and squirrels ate a good amount of squash seeds that were about to sprout, requiring a new planting and the frustrating acceptance that part of my