2018, October

Farm (and storm) update – 10/14/2018

It wasn't until I was just about done writing this post last week that I realized that the forecast track for Hurricane Michael was more or less directly atop Calamint Farms. Even when I found that out, however, I figured we'd get minimal damage because we've historically been far enough inland that tropical systems lose… Continue reading Farm (and storm) update – 10/14/2018

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2018, October

Farm update – 10/7/2018

Now that we're two weeks into our fall vegetable season, the weather is finally about to catch on that it's time to turn cooler. The cool down looks to be courtesy of Tropical Storm (likely to become Hurricane) Michael. The 10-day forecast has Michael coming through on Wednesday followed by multiple days with highs in… Continue reading Farm update – 10/7/2018

2017, October

Farm update – 10/29/2017

What a difference a week can make! Last Sunday we were 10 degrees above normal at 89 degrees, while today we were 21 degrees below normal at 56. And with winds from the north at 10-15+ mph throughout the day...brr! It definitely has felt like a summer-to-winter transition over the past week. We're even under… Continue reading Farm update – 10/29/2017

2017, October

Farm update – 10/22/2017

As hoped/expected, this week we were able to start harvesting this season's mesclun mix, the first tat soi, and a variety of radish we've never tried before called White Icicle. I'm not sure mornings come any more peaceful and serene than this morning. Of course, I was out early harvesting the first greens of the… Continue reading Farm update – 10/22/2017

2017, October

Farm update – 10/15/2017

We harvested green onions on Saturday, so I think that means our fall season is officially underway. We even have Whole Farm baskets to offer this week, which include a dozen eggs, a bunch of those pretty green onions, and a pepper trio. Now that Whole Farm baskets have returned, we're developing a weekly mailing… Continue reading Farm update – 10/15/2017