Wildfire Fellowship Farm operates year round using methods developed by Eliot Coleman ( no relation ) among others. On the farm we utilize tools such as unheated hoop houses and fabric row covers to extend our growing and harvest season.
The hoop house environment combined with row covers provides just enough protection for the hearty crops to thrive in the fall and be harvested over the winter. This approach is both sustainable and efficient, keeping us busy all year around.
During the spring the hoop house environment is used as a transition space for seedlings as they are moved out of the seed starting barn before they are planted in the fields. Soon after as spring becomes summer the hot weather crops take over inside the hoop house such a tomatoes, cucumbers, and eggplants.