Keep up with Farm Happenings
Have you been wondering when the carrots will be ready? We have! We planted our first carrots on January 20th before the February Deep Freeze of 2021. Thankfully, they had not germinated yet and poked their tiny heads out into the frigid air which would certainly have...
Saving Their Lives by Saying “Goodnight”
Since losing our two Great Pyrenees guardian dogs, Molly and Clark, the other animals at Toppled Barn Farm are left vulnerable to predators like hawks, owls, opossums, skunks, raccoons, and coyotes. Just last week, three chickens disappeared in two days. A couple of...
Try a New Lettuce Head!
We recently debuted two new types of head lettuce. They are visually stunning to look at and taste good too. Both make an excellent base for your homemade salads. Muir lettuce is bright green with very curly leaves. Magenta lettuce is bronze-green with a reddish tint....
Will We Have a Summer Season?
We've had a number of you asking if we will continue growing this summer. Last summer we took a break to build up our soil a bit by growing some cover crops in our two existing hightunnels. Also, Our last two hightunnels were finished in late July and we needed extra...
Compost (Part 2)
Click here if you missed reading Compost (Part 1). This week an exciting event happened at Toppled Barn Farm! We unveiled our very own farm-crafted compost! Dr. Johnson of New Mexico State University invented a system of composting that saves a lot of work because it...
Compost (Part 1)
I'm sure you know from experience or you've heard about how good compost is for any gardening project. And when you have a very large garden you need A LOT of compost! Knowing the ingredients of what we're adding to our soil is important to us. Much like knowing the...
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Toppled Barn Farm
4828 SW 230th St
Douglass, KS 67039
Text: (316) 832-8982