In addition to hand dug beds, CASFS has several acres of fields that are mechanically tilled. Each of the tractor implements has one or two unique functions. There are two methods of tillage. First, primary tillage, which is the equivalent of … Continue reading
My first week here at CASFS was spent working at the Chadwick garden. The Chadwick garden was constructed in the 60’s, on a rocky, clay slope with no soil. Despite the harsh terrain, with decades of loving cultivation, today you can … Continue reading
Amazing biodiversity here at the farm.
We had our first anti-oppression training by an amazing group from Oakland called AORTA (Anti-oppression resource and alliance training). http://www.aortacollective.org AORTA is a rad group of radical educators that provide organizational and community training on how to build movements for … Continue reading
I’ve been in Santa Cruz for one week and one day now. I’ll be living at the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systema through the rest of the year. Spring is in full swing, and Fremontodendron californicum are exploding … Continue reading
In progress –