2020 Farm Season

Happy 2020! 2019 was the worst growing season we’ve ever had and we are hopeful that 2020 will be so successful that we forget all about the endless rain than plagued farmers in this area and most of the Midwest last year.  The 2020 sign up forms will be available later today. We are looking…

2018 Farm Season

We are gearing up for the 2018 farm season.  The seeds have been ordered, we’ll be starting transplants indoors soon, and we just tapped the maple trees for syrup production. The 2018 CSA forms have been uploaded.  A CSA farm is a co-operative effort between the farmers, and the farm members.  Each member pays at…

2017 Farm Season

The 2016 farm season went by so quickly and we can’t believe the 2017 farm season is almost here!  Although it may not seem like it, the days have started to get longer, and we will start the first round of planting (inside) next month! We have opened up the CSA signups for the 2017…

New additions to the farm

As we enter our 4th year of farming, the usual activities of tilling, starting seeds, and transplanting are continuing as they usually do.  We do have some exciting new additions to the farm this year: First, we built 2 hoop houses to get warm season crops such as tomatoes and cucumbers to market much earlier…

2016 CSA

Our 2016 CSA flier is now available for download.  Head over to this page to download and print off the flier.  We are pleased to again off the “Early-Bird” discount this year, as well as a new discount to members who refer a friend to join our farm.  These coupons are both found on the…

Early fall on the farm

The days are shorter, the nights are colder, but there are still many crops on our farm still growing very well in this milder weather. Here are some radishes and our last planting of beans growing very well Very close to them are our fall plantings of cabbages, broccoli, and kale This time of year…

Help save the monarch butterfly

This adorable insect that we all know and love is on the verge of extinction, and unless people act, future generations may never experience the joy of seeing them flutter about peacefully from flower to flower in summer time. Female monarch butterflies only lay their eggs on milkweed plants.  The larvae that hatch from the eggs…

CSA pickup

This is our second week of the 2015 CSA season.  Here’s our spread of produce that was available for the farm members to pick up: Here’s what an individual share looked like this week: CSA subscribers this week received leaf lettuce, radishes, kale, turnips, lettuce mix, green onions, strawberries, and garlic scapes.  

The warm season crops are in!

Today, we transplanted tomatoes, basil, peppers, okra, and eggplants. Our first planting of sweet corn and beans went in this week, as did our summer squash and cucumbers.  We put in new plantings of sweet corn and green beans every two weeks, to maintain a supply of fresh corn and beans, for as long as…