Monthly Archives: June 2012

First garlic harvested at Sol Feliz

Today I got the urge to dig out some garlic, even though it may be early in some respects, I got to feeling I should spread out my time harvesting while securing an early as well as a later harvest. … Continue reading

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Construction of center bed and trellis in the Grow Dome

Today we finally got to finishing up some important projects in the Grow Dome.  For one, we built trellises and want to encourage our gourd and squash plants to grow up instead of out and about.  We will build little … Continue reading

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UNM-Taos Natural Science class visit

Today we were visited by Mrs. Elder’s Natural Science class that she teaches out of UNM-Taos.  The group came out to Sol Feliz last week to see what we do with acequias and seeds and today they continued in their … Continue reading

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UNM Sustainability Studies NM Foodshed class visits Sol Feliz

And wouldn’t you know that we were so engaged in the experience that we forgot to take a group photo!?  So here is a photo of the group visiting another farm in the area.  We had about 13 students and … Continue reading

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Cultivating soil, pulling weeds, and watering squash

Today we got together to give our crops a boost through cultivation.  We hoed some weeds around our crops and more importantly, brought soil around them from all sides to support the plants while oxygenating the soil around them.  So … Continue reading

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UNM Taos Puente program visit

This morning we received a visit from the UNM Taos Puente Program to Sol Feliz.  Some of these Ecology students were able to learn about agriculture from me for the last four days since I was a substitute teacher for … Continue reading

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No more water to Sol Feliz

Today we tried to bring the water to the fields from the Acequia del Medio. For two days the water trickled in, barely enough for a few trees and a row or two of garlic. It’s that time where we … Continue reading

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