Welcome to the Moxee dirt diaries. We feel it is important to share our experiences with our customers, friends, and anybody interested in what we are up to. We hope you enjoy our stories and please stay as long as you want. Thank you!
THE MOXEE DIRT DIARIES ...
As we end hop harvest this year, we brought in a little bit of our “future” to see how it is done. We think it is important to keep children connected with farming to ensure a bright future in agriculture.
At Roy Farms, we like to be “hands on”. That’s why we sent our Human Resources department out to the picking machine to get a taste of how hard these men and women really work all day, in our First Annual Hop Hanging Contest. See how it turned out...
Watch our hop bines grow from the ground up in this quick time-lapse video.
You must learn to do this first; once you master this skill…your training can begin. Good luck, young ones. (Hand Model: Michael Roy, Lupulin Master in Training)
While we can’t clear up Bruce Springsteen’s lyrics for you(—but really what DOES he say after that?), we can shine some light on those shiny foil strips that you see lining the rows of apple orchards these days. At Roy Farms, we use reflective foil to ensure the light bounces up and “colors” the bottom of the apple, for a full 360 degree rosy hue that we know you love! (Photo: Roy Farm’s Jazz™ apples coloring up.)
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Sneaking a quick peek at our Pekko™ cones before they are harvested.
At Roy Farms, harvest isn’t just about the quality of the hops—it’s about the quality of the people that make it possible. From premium quality people come premium quality hops.
Centennial hop aroma is a vibrant lemon-lime with a slight floral note on the finish.
We have checked and re-check our crop… Harvest starts now!
Cascade hop aroma is so much more than a generic “citrus’…
With a HUGE orange and grapefruit nose and a slight hint of resinous pine.