While we will be busy getting the brewery together over the course of the next few months, we're not forgetting that we have a farm to run. We're already planning what to do this year to get things started, for example:
|January 2015 - Dan and David looking over the "field" where|
we planted the hopyard.
- Buy an orchard ladder to allow us to do minor maintenance in the yard without bringing out the tractor
- Get rhizomes to fill the empty rows and spaces where we didn't get plants - we'll add a Chinook row, replace the Centennials with a second row of Fuggles, and get some Cascades to fill the spaces
- We already ordered the coir twine by grouping with three other farms - we got a good deal for a bulk order - I still need the w-clips
- Need to arrange for a litter application and get things rolling
Looking back on some of the photos of the early season activities, I can't wait to get to it!