Farm News, November 23, 2020

THIS WEEK: Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 24 is the last open Farmstand day! (2-5:30PM) Even though this is the last Farm News for the season, this is not a goodbye note! We will continue to get you fresh produce through the end of the year (details below).   Today we recognize the wind down of our farmstand…

Farm News, November 17, 2020

Hours this Week! The Farmstand is open today and Thursday from 2 – 5:30 PM, and Saturday from 9 AM – 1 PM NEXT WEEK: Tuesday, November 24 is the last open Farmstand day! (2-5:30PM) Last week the crew successfully put 20,000 cloves of garlic to bed for a long slumber, before its season of…

Farm News, November 10, 2020

Hours this Week! The Farmstand is open today and Thursday from 2 – 5:30 PM, and Saturday from 9 AM – 1 PM This week’s Farm News is written by Field Manager Lauren Henderson: Has it only been a week? The election loomed large over last week and with divided attention we slogged through our…

Farm News, November 3, 2020

New Hours this Week! The Farmstand is open today and Thursday from 2 – 5:30 PM, and Saturday from 9 AM – 1 PM Last week started pleasantly enough. The warm October ‘heat wave’ continued, and we began planting garlic.  By Tuesday it was clear a big change was looming.  Temperatures were projected to plunge into the…

Farm News, October 27, 2020

The Farmstand is open today from 2 – 6:00 PM (PYO Hours: 1:30 until dark) This week’s Farm News is from field manager Lauren Henderson. Here are her thoughts about the growing season: This time of the year on the farm is special. It is a magical moment when all the winter vegetable favorites have…

Farm News, October 20, 2020

The Farmstand is open today from 2 – 6:00 PM (PYO Hours: 1:30 until dark) This Week’s Farm News: While fall in Connecticut is famous for the red and yellow foliage in the trees, my favorite color this time of year is the beautiful green that our cover crops show as they reach their fall…

Farm News, October 13, 2020

The Farmstand is open today from 2 – 6:30 PM (PYO Hours: 1:30 – 7) This Week’s Farm News: Last week brought us more abundant sunshine, and some great weather to bring in the harvest.  The fall greens harvest continues to be a good one, with plenty of kale, collard, chard, spinach, radishes, and salad turnips.  The…

Farm News, October 6, 2020

The Farmstand is open today from 2 – 6:30 PM (PYO Hours: 1:30 – 7) This Week’s Farm News: After last week’s much needed rain, cool, clear air swept down from Canada, and the leaves responded with a noticeable tinge of yellow (and to be honest, a lot of drought induced “brown.”  Just par for the…

Farm News, September 29, 2020

The Farmstand is open today from 2 – 6:30 PM (PYO Hours: 1:30 – 7) This Week’s Farm News: One challenge in writing the farm news is I’m never sure whether to focus on what happened last week or what’s likely to happen this week.  A lot of it has to do the weather.  Last week the…

Farm News, September 22, 2020

The Farmstand is open today from 2 – 6:30 PM (PYO Hours: 1:30 – 7) This Week’s Farm News: Last week was a bit of a whirlwind for us here at the farm.  One minute we’ve got our heads down in the sweet potato patch watching a bumper crop dump over the digger chain; pulling up…