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...
Sedona Yoga Festival: March 9 – 12, 2017

Sedona Yoga Festival: March 9 – 12, 2017

As you may or may not know, in addition to being a date farmer, I teach yoga and have been doing so for many years. Yoga is a big part of our family’s healthy lifestyle, and if I had to pinpoint the one thing that helps to keep me sane in the midst of the constant...