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 15, 2020

The Farmstand is open today from 2 – 6:30 PM (PYO Hours: 1:30 – 7) This Week’s Farm News: It’s always a shock to me:  one day you are picking zucchini on a hot, humid afternoon, and a week later the air is cool and crisp, and those summer squash plants are done for the season.  We…

Farm News, September 8, 2020

The Farmstand is open today from 2 – 6:30 PM (PYO Hours: 1:30 – 7 PM) This Week’s Farm News: The late summer harvest blur has arrived!  Everywhere we look there are crops we need to pick, dig, or cut.  Harvest season seems to begin in earnest this time of year.  We’ve got the winter…

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…

Farm News, JULY 28, 2020

The Farmstand is open today! 2- 6:30 PM; PYO from 1:30 – 7PM Most of the work we need to do in July and August are tasks you would expect on a veggie farm in mid-to late- summer:  weeding, watering, picking, packing.  Surprisingly, planting is also a big part of what we do.  Many of our crops need…