Feeling the Heat

Feeling the Heat

Farming in July can be intense.  The weeds need pulling, the tomatoes need trellising, the seedlings need planting, the vegetables need harvesting, and everything needs water. It often seems as if there isn’t enough time, because everything demands our attention....
Living Our Values at the Farm

Living Our Values at the Farm

As a member of the Stearns Farm community, you appreciate our land, and you respect each other and the people who work hard to grow our food. To maintain the farm as a safe, comfortable place for everyone, we’ve updated our community values:  Children are...
Farming Day by Day

Farming Day by Day

Welcome back to the farm everyone! We are so excited to see all of you under our new pavilion (in the photo, before we set up the stands) and super happy to finally harvest our first vegetables from the fields. With the season now in full swing, our weekly schedule is...
Pick Up Basics: What You Need to Know

Pick Up Basics: What You Need to Know

It was lovely meeting all of our new CSA sharers during orientation last week! I’m excited to have you all a part of our community. For all sharers, both new and returning, below is a review of our CSA Pick Up basics. Pick up times When you first purchased your share,...
Pests

Pests

This spring, some of our favorite animals and plants have come back to the farm, including  catbirds, goldfinches, orioles, monarch butterflies, ferns, nettles, and perennial herbs. We have also begun to see common pests that target our crops. These pests are...