2018, January

Farm update – 1/21/2018

Another 8 days of below-freezing nights have come and gone, including one night in the upper teens, a rarity, and, even harder to believe, SNOW! It hasn't snowed in Milford since January 29, 2014, and that was a dusting that pretty much melted upon hitting the ground. Other than a small collection of flakes on… Continue reading Farm update – 1/21/2018

2018, January

Farm update – 1/14/2018

One perfect way to spend a cold winter morning is snuggled up with a steaming mug of coffee, a plethora of seed catalogs, and a notebook by your side for jotting down ideas: buy this amount of seed, plant that many rows of it. As another week of cold is upon us, we are busy… Continue reading Farm update – 1/14/2018

2018, January

Farm update – 1/7/2018

After 6 nights of sub-freezing temperatures, we are finally pulling out of our winter cold snap, at least for this week. By next weekend, those freezing temps may return. In this week of cold, the farm really did shut down; egg laying was minimal, the veggies hardly grew, and the bees didn't venture out too… Continue reading Farm update – 1/7/2018

2018, January

Farm update – 1/1/2018

Happy New Year! A new year brings with it a chance to reflect on the old year and to forge ahead into the new year with ideas for making this year even better than the last. With that in mind, we put together an end-of-year survey so that we can learn what worked well this… Continue reading Farm update – 1/1/2018

2017, January

Farm update – 1/29/2017

We finally harvested pea shoots today, and I'm so excited to have them as a supplementary green this time of year when not too much else is being harvested. The shoots are very tender and vibrantly green, and taste very much like snow peas, which are among my favorite spring vegetables. On these "cold" days… Continue reading Farm update – 1/29/2017