The chickens are laying. We have fresh eggs available. They are fed a non-gmo, no soy diet of grains grown here on the farm. Eggs are $4 per dozen. Call 832-6171 if you would like to come by and get some!
We have been honored by the readers of Edible Santa Fe by being selected as the 2018 Local Hero, Best Farm, Greater New Mexico area. We are humbled and grateful. Thank you to our customers and the Edible readers for your support of our family farm! The 2018 late winter issue will be on the racks in the next few days. Edible issues can be found at various locations in Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Taos, as well as online. ediblenm.com/local-hero-awards-2018/
As we enjoy these mild winter days, schooling, planning and preparing for a new farming season, we remember you and your kind support of our farm this last season.
In 2017 we offered farm tours, fresh food prepared in our on farm Farmer's Fare Food Trailer and Vegetable U-Pick. We hope you had the opportunity to enjoy one or more of those farm activities. Thank you to all who visited our Farm Market, Road Side or Grower's Markets for Schwebach Farm produce and who participated in our new on farm activities!
As we plan for the upcoming season, we hope to offer expanded Food Trailer menu/hours, Berry U-Pick and on farm dinners. Look for more info on those as we finalize plans and dates in the months to come!
Join us in praying for moisture. As it is much needed not just for our farm, but for all of our communities!
Farmer Dean races to complete Bolita harvest before forecasted rains come in. The Bolitas wait safety inside the big red barn until the bean cleaner is ready for them. Knowing that rain was imminent today, Farmer's father and oldest son take the bolitas to the cleaner last Monday. We await dry weather to transport the cleaned Bolitas from the cleaner to the farm. Please continue checking back! The fields begin their transformation, as Farmer Dean and oldest son shred corn and plant winter cover crops. Only three planting of sweet corn remain. If we do not freeze, we will have sweet corn for two to three more weeks. Time to stock up for winter!
As harvest continues, the season transitions from Summer into Autumn. The days shorten, nights are cooler and the mornings are crisp. Summer squash plants give up their deep green leaves for tired drying leaves, pumpkins and winter squash peek out amidst dying plants giving all remaining energy into maturing fruit. Farmer and family know that the season is changing. We have enjoyed our days growing food for you and look forward to more visits with you before the season ends in late October/early November. Bolitas have yet to be harvested along with winter squashes and cool season crops. Thank you for supporting our family farm. We are full of gratitude!
Pinto bean loaded trucks go down to McIntosh for bean cleaning last Monday. Early this morning, Farmer Dean hooks on a trailer and heads south to return shortly with a load of cleaned and bagged pintos. Now we begin the task of bagging the smaller sized pinto bags to be ready to put into the Farm Market for you! The beans look beautiful! Come and get some!