High Rocks Ruby Grow High Tunnels 2022

By |September 20th, 2022|High Rocks|

In Hillsboro, WV we sit around 2,300 ft in elevation and at High Rocks we are at an even higher elevation. We currently grow in one 30 ft x 96 ft high tunnel in Hillsboro and are set to build another high tunnel of the same size at that same location. We also grow in

One Row at a Time

By |August 16th, 2022|High Rocks|

Lately at the Ruby Grow farm at High Rocks, we've been dealing with our fair share of downpours followed by unbearably sticky hot days. Prime weed growing weather. The Dog Days of summer have come and sometimes things on the farm just don't seem to be going right. Weeds are out of control, some

Midsummer Reflections

By |July 15th, 2022|High Rocks|

Having passed the Summer Solstice, our Local Foods Team has recently sat down and done some reflecting about the first half of our season. . In the whirl of the summer it can easy to be caught up in the work demanded by the garden, but I think it's a good time to step back

Breaking Ground

By |March 15th, 2022|High Rocks, High Tunnels|

Breaking Ground  Has everyone thawed out yet? This winter was quite the cold snap, but now that it’s March, I’m it won’t be long before we’re wishing for cooler weather! A new growing season is upon us, so it’s time to get out of the office, away from the production planning, and back

Pickling into Fall

By |August 16th, 2021|High Rocks, Uncategorized|

As we roll toward the months of fall, the time has come to begin canning. We held two Grow Appalachia Canning Workshop sessions on Tuesday, August 10. The first, at 2:30 pm was packed with eager, Grow Appalachia participants. Along with cucumbers, our gardens have been producing the sweetest, crispest beans at an extraordinary rate.

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