A Peek into Our Farm Ecosystem

A Peek into Our Farm Ecosystem

I hope everyone enjoyed their first week of delicious, fresh vegetables from our farm! As nature constantly reminds us, we’re part of a vibrant ecosystem. A snapping turtle laid her eggs by the pavilion last week, and our bee colonies—essential for pollinating our...
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,...
Pea Tendrils, Tomatoes, and Trellises

Pea Tendrils, Tomatoes, and Trellises

Trellising is an important task during this time of the season when our peas are getting big and we have planted all of our greenhouse tomatoes. We trellis crops to reduce the chance they will acquire foliar and soil-borne diseases, decrease the amount of fruit lost...
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...
The Trouble With Rain

The Trouble With Rain

It rained a lot in April: 21 days. And when it wasn’t raining, it was often cloudy. There are many reasons why too much rain and cloudy weather can make farming difficult. With the drought of 2016 still fresh in our memories, it may seem like we should be happy that...