Hi everyone, I hope you're all having a great week so far. We got some more rain yesterday, which came just at the right time. So far, we've been pretty lucky with the amount of rain we've gotten. It certainly hasn't been a deluge all summer, but we've gotten rain just in time for the crops to survive the dry spells. I know other farms haven't been so lucky; many of the rainstorms have been very localized and the rain was really hit or miss. Things are going well at the farm.
Hi Everyone. Here's to another week at the farm! I feel like we're right at the cusp of High Summer, and I really love this time of year. Everything is growing at full tilt right now, and the harvest is really starting to get going. Normally we think of harvest time as being in the fall, but it really starts mid-July, and ramps up through August and September, and begins to wane and slow down into October before it's all finished in November. Of course, we do all we can to ch
Hi everyone! I hope you're enjoying your summer so far - we got some wonderful rain over the weekend! It was a perfect rain and it made a huge difference at the farm. It gave everything a burst of new growth and now the place is looking positively lush. In your bags this week, we have: Salad Mix Spinach Mini Onions Beets with Greens Snow Peas Sugar Snap Peas The peas are in full swing right now, and hopefully with the rain they will keep it up for a while. The beans are bloom
Hi everyone! I hope you had a really great 4th of July Weekend. I got to attend multiple picnics and see fireworks, so I feel very satisfied with my holiday. Of course, farm work never really takes a holiday, and Sue and Claude were busy making more hay over the weekend. The fields are getting pretty crispy at this point (hot and DRY) but it's been good for making hay. Actually, it's been so dry that for only the second time in 20 years or so, Sue and Claude had to put irrig