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Aquaponics class at Urban Farm Project

Here at Harvest Moon Garlic we are interested in learning anything and everything we can when it comes to growing our own food.  We are always on the lookout for new and innovative ways to grow fresh, healthy, and chemical free produce.  Last week we were fortunate to attend the aquaponics classes held at the […]

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2013 Minnesota Garlic Festival

Harvest Moon Garlic is a vendor at the Minnesota Garlic Festival again this year.  The 2013 festival will be held at the McLeod County Fairgrounds in Hutchinson, MN on Saturday August 10th 10am-6pm rain or shine.  Directions and a printable 2-for-1 one coupon are available at the links provided.  Please feel free to stop by […]

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Top of an open bee hive.

Happy Bees

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Festival Booth

We would like to thank everyone who stopped by our booth!  We would also like to thank the Festival Staff for all their help and for running such a great event!  This was our first year as vendors at the Minnesota Garlic Festival.  We had a great time and hope to continue attending every year.  […]

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Minnesota Garlic Festival

We invite you to join us for a fun filled day at the Minnesota Garlic Festival on Saturday August 11, 2012 from 10am-6pm. On the left side of the festival website you can find a printable 2-for-1 coupon. The festival is located on the McLeod County Fairgrounds in Hutchinson, MN and will be held rain […]

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Busy Bees

Here is a picture showing what the hive looks like with the lid removed.  This part of the hive is called a super.  There is a grill I installed called a queen excluder before placing the super on the main hive, or hive body.  The queen excluder prevents the queen from entering into the supers.  […]

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New Bees

After roughly a 4 year break, I have finally resumed my old hobby of beekeeping. Pictured to the left is a closeup of a hive entrance. It currently seems fairly calm, yet once summer arrives and flowers are in full bloom the hive entrance will seem complete chaos. The jar you see in the picture […]

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Garlic is growing fast

I was out in the garlic field today and everything is looking great.  It’s amazing how fast the garlic grows this time of year.  The garlic is taking full advantage of the beautiful weather we are having this spring, only wish we had a little more rain. In the picture to the left you can […]

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Spring is here!

Seeing the first garlic sprouts make their way through the straw is a sure sign that Spring has arrived! This winter was very mild compared to the previous one, seems like we only had snow on the ground for a total of two weeks. Still, I am happy to see the plants start to green […]

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