Driving to La Grande for an early morning meeting, the radio news reporter stated Union County's average temperature in August was .9 degrees above average. I wondered: Are you talking about our Union County in Oregon, or Union County in New Mexico or Georgia? Since...read more
...like Garlic Scape Pesto breath before 8am. Yes, folks: For the next few weeks, we have deliciously decadent garlic scapes available. What's are they? Simply put, the garlic scape is the flower bud of the plant. As the scape emerges on a mature garlic plant, the...read more
Where have we been for the last two months? Prepping and planting, of course! Under the shade cloth are about 8 tomato varieties, and 15 or so pepper varieties. If you have seedlings going, it's time to get them outside to harden out for warmer temperatures. Don't...read more
After two really great seed swaps in Baker and La Grande over the last two weekends, we are gearing up for our own Spring Seed Swap right here on Folly Farm this Saturday. Things are still a little untidy in the garden from last season's self-seeding crops, but we're...read more
Seed swaps are casual gatherings for home gardeners, micro-farmers, and seed-savers to share gardening tips and exchange seeds. Never saved heirloom seeds before? No problem. We’ll teach you how. Already saving your heirloom seeds? Bring some along to share with...read more
If it seems like we are stalling, we are. Our new website is under construction under the hood, but we don't have anything to show you just yet. One day, between now and Christmas, there will emerge a brand new site in this space -- one that is more website-like than...read more
This Saturday we're joining Cook Memorial Library in La Grande for our Fall seed swap, from 1pm to 4pm. Bring seeds to share if you have them, and glean seeds from fellow seed savers all around the Grande Ronde Valley. FREE for everyone of all ages all experience...read more
Welcome to Folly Farm's brand new website-to-be. Since you are here, you've discovered we have our own domain and we're setting up a brand new website. Stay tuned, visit often, and watch our Facebook page for updates about this site and our farm projects. Folly Farm...read more
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