Planting Garlic for the 2015 CSA Season

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If you are like us, garlic is a staple of the kitchen.  If you want to enjoy fresh garlic grown right here in Kansas City, we’ve got a couple great options for you!  Grow it yourself, or join our CSA and find it in your weekly box of locally grown produce! We took advantage of […]

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First Farming Mistake of the 2014 CSA Season in Independence, MO

Dead Peppers at Redfearn Farm Lee's Summit

My four year old daughter was just telling me from her Sunday school lesson that God doesn’t punish you if it’s an accident.  Then she talks about the bad angels who hated God and were punished. I try to explain that while intending to do wrong and mistakenly doing wrong may have different levels of […]

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No-till Vegetable Farming: Planting Sugar Snap Peas in KCMO

Peas in Pods Independence CSA Coop

Ever hear of no-till vegetable farming? We’e done no-till vegetable gardening in the past at our suburban garden in Blue Springs, MO and we’ve decided to experiment with no-till vegetable farming on a larger scale at Where the Redfearn Grows Natural Farms in Independence, MO.  “No-till” means just what you would expect from such a […]

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Seed Starting at Redfearn Farm CSA in Independence!

Seeds in Flat CSA Kansas City

The first of many seeds for the 2014 Redfearn Farm CSA have been planted!  It’s exciting to finally be underway.  Once these plants germinate, I’ll start to feel a hint of spring even if there’s still snow on the ground.  We spent the afternoon planting leek, tomato and pepper seeds. This is a tiny portion […]

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