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About Living Song Farm

4th generation farm near Howard Lake, MN

Garlic Harvest Update

See the post below for the announcement about garlic harvest. Update:  we will not start before Saturday, 7/20/19.  I will post on Thursday, 7/18/19, if it’s a go or no-go for 7/20. Explanation:  Picking the plants at just the right … Continue reading

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Help with Garlic Harvest!

We will start harvesting and curing garlic soon, and we would appreciate your help, if you are so inclined. We will start in earnest on Saturday, July 20th*, and will work every day until it’s done.  Weekdays, weekends, early morning, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Living Song Farm

Welcome! Please peruse the links above to learn more about our farm, whether you’re interested in conservation practices, certified organic, garlic, rotational grazing, grass-finished beef, eggs or maybe even the poetry. Below are some posts from times past – enjoy.

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It’s Garlic Planting Time!

We intend to start planting garlic from October 18 – 24 (we’ll see what Mother Nature has to say about that), and we could use help any time on those days.  If you’d like to join us, let me know … Continue reading

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Garlic Harvest Help Wanted

We plan to start harvesting garlic over the weekend of July 21 & 22, starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, and 1 p.m. on Sunday.  We welcome help for any or all of that time.  No experience required. We’re happy … Continue reading

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Paying the Farm Forward

I’m a bit ambivalent about broadcasting our plans for passing our farm on to our “heirs”, in part because it’s something of a private matter, but also because of life’s inherent mutability:  we can make detailed plans, put things in … Continue reading

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Working with Minnesota Premium Garlic Project

In my continuing effort to never have any free time, I am co-directing the Minnesota Premium Garlic Project as part of my work with Sustainable Farming Association.  The mission is to enhance garlic growing and markets in our state, helping … Continue reading

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