2018, August

Farm update – 8/12/2018

August has become special on the farm for one particular reason: it's typically when the chickens we raised from young chicks begin laying their first eggs. Depending on breed and exactly when we got the chicks in spring, there's some variability in when they will begin laying. But we know in early August that it's… Continue reading Farm update – 8/12/2018

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2018, August

Farm update – 8/5/2018

Results are in from last week's survey, and it's no surprise that broccoli and sweet potatoes were top choices for most highly awaited fall veggies. Lettuce, kale, collard greens, arugula, and cauliflower were also high on the list. Thanks for providing that input, it'll definitely help us in deciding how much of which crops to… Continue reading Farm update – 8/5/2018

2018, July

Farm update – 7/29/2018

As we near August, we're approaching our quiet time of year on the farm. Based on records from years past, we should have okra, eggplant, and basil available for another 4-8 weeks, and will likely keep some peppers around until the first frost, unless we need space to plant other fall crops. Nonetheless, with just… Continue reading Farm update – 7/29/2018

2018, July

Farm update – 7/22/2018

This weekend we said goodbye to the cucumbers and tomatoes, so now everything that remains are our true warm-weather champions: basil, okra, eggplant (Black Beauty and Japanese varieties), and peppers. Our peppers run the gamut from sweet to hot, and have you covered whether you're looking to grill, stuff, fry, saute, or snack on them,… Continue reading Farm update – 7/22/2018

2018, July

Farm update – 7/8/2018

A full week into July now, and we're starting to pull up zucchini, squash, cucumbers, and even tomatoes that have produced all they care to this season. Despite that, we continue to bring in colorful harvests daily, thanks to the steady production of okra, eggplants, and peppers, including our new lunchbox snacking peppers. These small,… Continue reading Farm update – 7/8/2018