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VERNAL EQUINOX UPDATE

We’ve had at least six inches of rain here in the last year, and now the desert is by far the greenest and life-full we’ve seen it in our seven-plus years living here. Exciting, energizing! Says Stephanie: “We’ve had so … Continue reading

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WORKING FOR THE FUTURE

Shoot. 60-mile wind blew down my yurt greenhouse. Yeah it was meant to be temporary but still, bad timing as we’re below zero most nights. Got all my little babies inside the house til Feb. I say: 2016 be gone! … Continue reading

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SUNEVER FARMS’ FOOD OASIS-IN-PROGRESS

Here is Stephanie’s plan for the in-progress ‘food oasis’ at our ‘Sunever Farms’ property. Read more at: suneverfarms.com/foodoasis/

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STEPHANIE’S BEEN VISITING NURSERIES

Stephanie says: “I’ve been to some dreamy nurseries over the past few weeks sourcing plants for the Sunever Farms food forest. This one is Randy Myers Nurseries in Sky Valley (wholesale, but in his words ‘I’ll sell to anyone who … Continue reading

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WILDFLOWER POWER

The past eight months’ rains mean we’ve been getting a very green spring. And now here come the wildflowers, starting to bloom across our Sunever Farms property… Above: desert evening-primrose Oenothera primiveris Above: Spotted Locoweed (Astragalus lentiginosus) Above: Booth’s Evening … Continue reading

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FARM STRUCTURE PROGRESS NO. 2

Starting to get somewhere — whew, lots of level changes across the slope of this site Follow along: Sunever Farms on Instagram

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FARM STRUCTURE PROGRESS NO. 1

A forest of posts and poles… we rented an auger and dug 60+ holes last week. Now we’re busy setting them all in concrete. Follow along: Sunever Farms on Instagram

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STRUCTURE FOR THE FARM

Yesterday we started construction. The only thing to show for it is this crazy color-coded plan diagram, superimposed over a blurry google map of the farm. Actual progress shots coming soon!

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JUJUBILATION

Drying out some of the jujubes we just harvested from our small orchard—“Sunever Farms”—here in northern Joshua Tree. Sweet!!! More news from Sunever Farms soon — Stephanie has a plan…

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NEW LODGINGS

Local desert tortoises lost many (if not all) of their old burrows in the recent monsoonal flooding, the most intense here in northern Joshua Tree in at least 15 years. We’ve been worried about whether the various tortoises were able … Continue reading

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