The Importance of Permaculture

The Importance of Permaculture

Permaculture is much more than just a concept to us here at Naked Dates: it’s a way of living, farming, and connecting to nature and our community that creates a closed loop of sustainability. In other words, it’s a harmonious assimilation of landscape and life forms...

It’s Harvest Time at Naked Dates

It’s Harvest Time at Naked Dates

Harvest time is the busiest time of year at Naked Dates. The whole farm is bustling with activity during these months, as our workforce triples and there is always something to be done. Once the dates are ripe and ready, there is simply no time to waste. When to start...

Food Safety and Organic Farming

Food Safety and Organic Farming

As organic farmers, we are concerned with many issues. Biodiversity, preserving and protecting the environment, and of course, food safety are things that we think about on a daily basis. Everything we do on the farm, every decision we make, every initiative we...

Naked Dates and … Chickens?!

Naked Dates and … Chickens?!

Man cannot live by organic Medjool dates alone … here on the Naked Dates farm, one of the other things are passionate about is raising free-range organic chickens. We began in 2015 with 6 chicks, and since then our flock has grown to more than 35. This number ebbs and...

Dates in the Biblical Times

Dates in the Biblical Times

The date palm might just be the oldest fruit-bearing tree on our planet. It was certainly essential for our ancestors, who made much use of it – and not just the fruits. The fronds (leaves) were woven into baskets, mats, brooms, and ropes, the trunks of the trees were...

Pollination of Date Fruit: the process

Pollination of Date Fruit: the process

Heading into spring, we’ve been getting ready for the date growing season by prepping the trees after their yearly dormancy. Over the past few months we went through and cut off the wicked thorns developed so that we don’t get poked, pricked, or punctured – they’re...