SNYDER’S SUMMER SAFETY PLAN
We are excited to welcome you and your family to our Farm Stand!The safety of your family and ours has always been a priority for us! Each season we look at ways to do what we do
A SNYDER’S DOZEN THANKS
Thanks for another ‘corn-tastic’ season! Our 2021 harvest is now complete and the last Snyder Dozens will soon be consumed!
We wanted to take this opportunity to express our overwhelming appreciation to all of you! We LOVE what
Our crop is growing right along and it looks Awesome!
Pollination is now complete in our first planting!
The the plant will now be putting all of its energy into plumping up each kernel into a morsel of deliciousness!
Isn’t corn a’maiz’ing!
At this stage in our first planting’s production, it has everything tucked nicely inside the stalk! We have a teenager! It is 1/3 of its way to harvest and we can discern the tassel! Every day
Let’s talk about worms !
We LOVE worms! They are one of our favourite natural beneficiaries in our soil and we try to do everything we can to protect their environment.
Why would we do that? Well worms recycle nutrients and improve
It’s corn pulling day! Let’s go save the baby corns!!
This is an extremely important step in our sweetcorn production because if the little shoots are left under the plastic too long they will become sun bleached and whither and die!
What a beautiful Sunday!
Today we celebrate the accomplishments of our week. We started planting ‘bare ground’ on Tuesday and then Friday night and Saturday we planted our ‘plastic’ ground.
This process is slow! The tractor drives a whopping 2 MPH so
What are we up to now?!?!
Each season the boys have big thoughts of how we can do things better. Before we implement those ideas across our farm, we use this small plot of ground to try things out. This area
Sweetcorn planting for 2021 has officially begun!
While this is the first planting, it will not be the first to be harvested! Bare ground plantings typically take a couple of extra days to mature then those planted into the biodegradable plastic