August 27th, 2018

news from the farm… hello friends!  our apologies for the late email today!  we had some technical difficulties and weren’t able to send this to you bright and early this morning as usual.  we’ve got it sorted out now, though, and thankfully it won’t happen again. i hope you’ve been enjoying the drier days and…

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August 20th, 2018

news from the farm… hello friends!  as you all know, the past many weeks have brought us downpour upon deluge, more rain than we can remember ever getting at once, and this week some of our crops took a real turn for the worse.  the constant rain causes, among other things, puddling in the fields,…

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August 13th, 2018

news from the farm… hi friends! despite all the wet weather, we’re still harvesting lots of great veggies for you. so many tomatoes!!! the summer squash, zucchini, and cucumbers do not like all the rain we’ve had, and this succession isn’t producing any more, so you’ll notice that the mix & match table has a…

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August 6th, 2018

news from the farm… hey friends! i hope that this finds you refreshed after a sweet sunny weekend, and ready for some more vegetable bounty. if you haven’t been picking the green beans at the home barn, i encourage you to get some! the plants are loaded with beautiful ripe beans: we have green beans,…

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July 30th, 2018

news from the farm… hi friends!  i’m thankful today to have a couple of drier days – this past week of rain has made for some wet field slogging and challenging cultivation on the farm!  as with all weather, some of our crops are loving all the moisture, and others are not.  the tomatoes are…

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July 23rd, 2018

news from the farm… hello friends! in addition to our regular tasks, this week was garlic garlic garlic! we harvested a whole lot of it. you can see a little bit of what we picked curing here in the greenhouse (photo below), but the bulk of it is curing up in crates in the garlic…

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July 16th, 2018

news from the farm… hello friends! this week we’re getting ready to do our first big bulk harvest: garlic! garlic harvest is a big job, and will take the entire crew several full days to get it all done and set out to cure. we let it cure for 2-4 weeks in our garlic barn…

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July 9th, 2018

news from the farm… hello friends! phew, last week was really a doozy, and we felt it on the farm. i can’t remember such an early and prolonged heat wave. and while the multiple unexpected torrential downpours brought a welcome respite from the intense heat, they were similarly uncharacteristic and tough on the crops. so…

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July 2nd, 2018

news from the farm… hello friends! i hope you’re finding ways to beat the heat and enjoy it too! here at the farm we’re starting our days extra early to catch more of the cooler daytime hours, and watching the mid-summer crops ripen up under our eyes with the high temperatures. our peppers, eggplants, and…

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June 25th, 2018

news from the farm… hello friends! we were so grateful for the rain yesterday, as our third succession of carrots are just popping and the moist earth will help them emerge. phew! imagine trying to push up a delicate shoot through a sun-baked crust of soil — not easy! this week we’ll be transplanting our…

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