Post author:lloyd Post published:August 23, 2018 Post category:Uncategorized Post comments:0 Comments Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related Tags: avalon_farms, bugs, instagram, marketatdothan, marketfarming, sustainable, sustainablemarketfarming, yikes Read more articles Previous PostIntegrated pest management (IPM) at it’s finest. Carnivorous insect inside the netting on our aquaponic beds of basil.Next PostThis is unfiltered picture. Care to guess which egg is from our free range pasture chickens, and which is from the store? 🤔 The one the left is one of the first eggs from our new batch of pastured chickens (which is why it’s smaller). Buy fresh, buy local. 😀 You Might Also Like The first chicken tractor for our pastured meat birds has rolled off the assembly line. Still need a little work on the front roof screen, but it’s good enough to hold the current crop of 50 freedom rangers at their current size. This was the prototype – let’s see if we can make the next one faster. This crop will be ready around the first week on November. If you’re interested in tasty pasture raised chicken, contact us or visit our website at www.avalonfarms.us for more info on how to purchase. September 10, 2018 Just installed our first silage tarp in garden 3. It’s a sustainable, non-chemical way to kill existing weeds and pests. In a couple of weeks we’ll roll it back, lightly till the ground to raise up buried weed seeds, then recover. In a month or so we’ll have a nice stale seedbed ready for a cover crop for winter. September 18, 2019 One last farewell to this year’s blackberries. We just finished cutting down all 600 feet of them in preparation for next year’s crop. See you next June! July 29, 2017 Leave a Reply Cancel replyCommentEnter your name or username to comment Enter your email address to comment Enter your website URL (optional) Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.