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We are a family-owned farm specializing in the production of certified organic produce.
Healthy Ridge Farm
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How many man-hours does it take to harvest 10,000lbs of garlic by hand?
Don't Know

Its "Garlic-Mania" here at the farm!   Primary activities this week all center around attempting to pull up all of our garlic from the ground, lay it in the sun awhile to dry the outside and then placing it inside the barn in layers of bins in order for the outside to dry a little more. 
Current Farm Activities:
  • Harvesting Garlic
  • Harvesting tomatoes. 
  • Weeding and hoeing.
  • Tilling the potatoes and pumpkin/squash field.
  • Tilling up old strawberry fields in order to prepare them for the planting of next years garlic crop.  (Garlic is a crop harvested in late summer and planted again in early fall. )

Did You Know?

The psychological term for fear of garlic is alliumphobia.  This is a term that I may begin to use the next several weeks as we work through the harvest season. :) 

Garlic is a member of the onion family and comes in two main types, soft neck and hard or stiff neck.  All of the varieties grown here are stiff neck types of garlic.  Once it is harvested and inside the barn out of the danger of rain, some will be sold fresh, others dried and yet some broken apart into cloves for next years crop.