In early June 2019, the second Los Altos Hills Community Farm was installed on a busy corner! A large neighborhood gathering helped to celebrate the opening of the stand!
The community farm stand has become a popular community sharing point thanks to the community gathering site of Nextdoor.com. Today a neighbor Mellisa has left several vases of fresh herbs to share and posted pictures of the herbs on the electronic nextdoor.com community bulletin board: I just put lots of fresh herbs from ourContinue reading “Fresh Herbs at Community Farm Stand!”
Today I installed 4 bee nucs (small hives) today from a bee keep down near San Luis Obispo. I transported this hives in the back of my car for 4 hours.. luckily not too many escape from the cardboard boxes and flying around the inside of the car! I’ve moved the frames fromContinue reading “Bees have arrived!”
At a recent Slow Food South Bay annual event, I learned about the seed libraries now available at many real public libraries locally where you can “check out” seeds in the hope that you will bring back some other ones to share. So I built a small seed library box where you can check outContinue reading “Seed Library Added to Los Altos Hills Farm”
It’s that time of year and free persimmons are now available at the farm stand.
It’s honey time at the farm stand. I’ve harvested our backyard hives about 2 weeks ago and extracted about 3 1/2 gallons of honey. It’s incredible thick, darker and much richer in flavors than store bought generic honey. Contact me directly if you wish to purchase some directly or they are available at the farmContinue reading “Honey at the Farm Stand”
September 25, 2014 – About 20 folks, young and old, came out for the Los Altos Hills backyard and community farm stand harvest at Jill’s house. We all harvested some for our selves but picked lots of extra bounty of grapes and apples that is now available at the LAH community farm stand at 14101Continue reading “Los Altos Hills Harvest Event”
Come join your LAH neighbors for a community apple and grape harvest and take home some bounty and pick some for others to pick up for free at the farm stand on Fremont Rd. Date: Thursday 9/25/2014 Time: 4 PM to 5:30 PM Location : 26530 Westin Drive, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022 (Near PinewoodContinue reading “Los Altos Hills – Grape and Apple Farm Stand harvest and share”
The simple backyard quiche The Simple Quiche The simple quiche! Fast, fresh, easy and local! If you have your own chickens or if you can get some fresh, free range type from your local neighbors, here is a recipe that is easy, changeable, fast and works every time! I have made hundreds of these so it’sContinue reading “The Simple Quiche”
It’s time for Arugula! It’s later February at the LAH farm stand and a new farm stand contributor has brought freshly picked organic arugula for the neighborhood to enjoy. Specially bundled bunches of arugula are in the cooler for $1.00. Stop by and pick up some for your next salad. A nice complement to freshContinue reading “Arugula Arrives”