Spring Comes to the Micro-Farm


Herban Gardening

We’ve been having unusually cold weather and still have snow on the ground, so it doesn’t quite feel like Spring even though today is the Equinox. Last year at this time I was already planting radishes but this year…. well…. I don’t think I’ll be planting outside anytime soon! Inside the (unheated) hoophouse though, we have […]

March 20, 2014

Winter Gardening in Western Massachusetts


Herban Gardening

Gardening season outside is way over – I woke up to a dusting of snow today – but our Hoophouse garden is in full swing! (the hoophouse is an unheated plastic greenhouse) These little sprouts of Beet, Lettuce, and Spinach will be dormant during Winter, but will start growing again when the sunlight comes back […]

December 7, 2013

August Special: Coconut Hair Conditioner 33% Off


Micro-Farm News

Last post, I announced the exciting giveaway each week in August of my Coconut Hair Conditioner from Arjuni Hair. In case you’re not one of the lucky four, you can get a jar of this deep conditioning, tangle reducing, split end repairing, shine enhancing conditioner for yourself at a deeply reduced price for the rest of the […]

August 9, 2013

Coconut Oil for Hair Repair


Herbs & Ingredients

Virgin coconut oil is one of my favorite oils. Besides the beautiful natural aroma, it’s an easy and effective hair conditioner adding shine as well as repairing dry and damaged hair. This is coconut oil infused with lavender flower, holy basil leaf, and rosemary leaf; herbs that condition, reduce tangles, strengthen hair, and stimulate growth. […]

January 11, 2013