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…

Farm News, September 1, 2020

The Farmstand is open today from 2 – 6:30 PM (PYO Hours: 1:30 – 7) This Week’s Farm News: The end of August has brought some cool temps, and along with a couple shots of rain, the farm feels like a different place.   Though hints of fall are in the air, we are still in the…

Farm News, August 25, 2020

The Farmstand is open today from 2 – 6:30 PM (PYO Hours: 1:30 – 7) This Week’s Farm News: The farm news is going to take a slight turn this week.  It normally would have been me whining about the drought and the heat, and the fact that we irrigated our way to another (so far…)…

Farm News, August 18, 2020

The Farmstand is open today from 2 – 6:30 PM (PYO Hours: 1:30 – 7) This Week’s Farm News: The harvest season continues to roll on into late summer.  Despite what I think we can now safely call a drought (less than 2 inches of rain since June), a tropical storm, and hot temperatures, we’ve got…

Farm News, August 11, 2020

The Farmstand is open today from 2 – 6:30 PM (PYO Hours: 1:30 – 7) This Week’s Farm News: Last week was all about just one thing:  Storm Isaias.  We weren’t sure what to make of this storm.  Would we get a few passing showers?  Would we get walloped by high winds and heavy rain?  We opted to play it…

Farm News, August 4, 2020

PLEASE NOTE: The Farmstand is CLOSED TODAY! We have decided that the risk to customers and farm crew is too great, given the forecast and the fact that the barn cannot be used as shelter due to COVID protocols.  We look forward to seeing you Thursday! This Week’s Farm News: As I write this it looks…