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 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…