Farm Director’s Report – Final 2016

12-28-16 Farm Director’s Report - Final 2016   To the Board of Partridge Creek Farm Dear Colleagues, Our next meeting is exactly two weeks from now and we have a lot to accomplish in that time frame to prepare for that meeting and the 2017 season. It is my intention to have our first fundraiser, monthly newsletter, and membership drive, completed before that meeting. These g...
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Partridge Creek Farm: Taking a Bite Out of Our Challenges

If there’s one basic need most of us enjoy satisfying, it is for food. And the fresher and healthier that food is, the better off we’ll be. For most us here in the U.S., our food is shipped in, often from across the country and even across the globe, and we purchase it in supermarkets by the box and bag-full, some of which has added ingredients and processing we know little about. While the numbe...
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Classroom Window Box Plant Density Experiment

Science Experiment with Ishpeming High SchoolPartridge Creek Farm is working with the Ishpeming High School's Life Skills class to help them conduct a science experiment growing plants in their classroom. The following document is the specifications for this experiment and what we hope to achieve with the students. This project sets up a classroom experiment allowing for hands on activitie...
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Memorial Day Planting

Ray Bush, past Farm Director for the Potawatomi Tribe near Grand Rapids, MI, is an Ishpeming Resident who has been volunteering many hours at the Partridge Creek Farm, designing planting schedules and taking an advisory role for the internship program there. His deep knowledge of traditional heritage seeds and planting methods of the native peoples of Michigan has influenced the direction of resea...
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