The Burning Kumquat Blog

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Springtime!

Hullo luvs. It’s springtime. I can’t help worrying about the continued potential for a frost, but nevertheless – we’ll be planting soon! Keep an eye on this page or join our mailing list for...

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The Kumquarterly is Calling

It’s that time of year, folks–time to sit down with a pen and scratch out a few lines about this farming season for our newsletter. If you had a fantastic experience on the farm,...

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Potluck with John Ikerd Tonight!

Hullo Friends, As we prepare to enter winter hibernation, I wanted to let you know about one last kumquat opportunity. This Thursday, we’ll be cooperating with the cooperative (hehehe) to bring Agricultural Economist John Ikerd to St. Louis;...

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The Greenhorns: Documentary and Potluck

A Film about young American farmers reclaiming the spirit of agriculture. Hear their stories and learn about this growing movement. For the potluck, we’ll bring a thing or two, but we’d love for you...

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New Kumquats are grown

The burning kumquat had a second successful pre-orientation this August. 16 kumquat initiates and 8 staff spent four days biking around saint Louis learning about urban farming and the sustainable food movement. We went...

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Come and buy produce at the farm tomorrow!

Instead of the DUC couryard we’ll be selling right at home tomorrow! From 3-5:30 pm we’ll be chillin’ at the farm ready to harvest and sell produce for YOU tomorrow. So don’t look for...

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Thursday, August 4th 2011

I thought that this was pretty cool. I have done a quick tally of where we are in terms of produce progress this summer. Drumroll please…. $604.30 made from BK sales 398.25 lbs of produce...

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Sunday WORKDAY

Just a reminder: Now that camp is over we need extra help at the farm! This coming Sunday (8/7) we’ll have a workday at the farm to do some weeding and possibly planting. The...