Author Archives: Mark

Winter Farm Share – Week 6

Here’s our mini-share for week 6 of the winter season.  Sign up now for our Spring/Summer 2018 season!

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2018 Austin/Round Rock Area Farm Share CSA with Home Delivery

Blessing Falls LLC grows natural, safe, healthy vegetables and fruit using organic methods and practices and delivers the harvest throughout the greater North Austin and Round Rock area, including Pflugerville, Hutto, and Taylor. Our family farm was established in 2010, each year … Continue reading

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Winter Farm Share – Week 5

Here’s our mini-share for week 5 of the winter season:

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Winter Farm Share – Week 4

Here’s our mini-share for week 4 of the winter season:

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Winter Farm Share – Week 3

After another blast of arctic air last week, the lettuce and Swiss chard are in pretty bad shape.  Most everything else looks OK, a bit burned in some cases but recovering OK.  Here’s our mini-share for week 3 of the … Continue reading

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Winter Farm Share – Week 2

Here’s the mini-share for week 2 of the winter season:

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Winter Farm Share – Week 1

The garden survived into January!  The first 3 days of the year temperatures were continuously under freezing, with 16 degrees as the low on the final day of the cold spell. Most of the chard, lettuce, beets, radishes took a … Continue reading

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Pasture Raised Pork Available – Spring 2018

January 11 update: in less than 24 hours, our Spring pork has been claimed and reserved.  Please contact us to be placed on the waiting list.  Thank you! Our heritage breed, pasture raised hogs were born in summer 2017.  We … Continue reading

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Fall Farm Share – Week 13

Here’s our share for the last week of 2017 – the 13th and final week of our Fall season.

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Fall Farm Share – Week 12

Here’s our share for week 12 of the Fall 2017 season

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Fall Farm Share – Week 11

Since it snowed last week, it seems we’re past the fall season.  However, we’ll stay with the Fall season designation through the end of 2017.

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Fall Farm Share – Week 10

Here’s our Fall season week 10 ‘mini’ share:

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Fall Farm Share – Week 9

Here’s our Fall season week 9 ‘mini’ share:

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Fall Farm Share – Week 8

Here’s our Fall season week 8 ‘mini’ share:

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Review: Lean Farm Guide to Growing Vegetables

The Lean Farm Guide to Growing Vegetables is the sequel to Ben Hartman’s 2015 book The Lean Farm. Ben is a successful market garden farmer based in Indiana. His first book details his methods for achieving a profitable farm through … Continue reading

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Fall Farm Share – Week 7

Here’s our week 7 share for the fall season:

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Fall Farm Share – Week 6

Here’s our week 6 share for the fall season:

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Heritage Wheat and Grain Experiment

We’re experimenting with heritage grain plantings. We have 4 different wheats (Turkey Red, Marquis, Sonora, Red Fife) and 1 rye (Danko) from Barton Springs Mill in Austin. We’re planting in two different field conditions and will monitor the growth, insect … Continue reading

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Fall Farm Share – Week 5

Here’s our share for week 5 of the fall season

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Fall Farm Share – Week 4

New for week 4 of the fall season: spaghetti squash, lettuce.  Here’s the “mini-share” for this week.

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