Farm News, July 11, 2017

Farm News  July is in full gear, and it’s all hands on deck. We are still transplanting the last of the corn, squash, cukes, and flowers, and weeding like crazy in between down pours. It’s been a challenge to get the cultivating tractors out in between all the rainstorms, since the soil surface needs to…

Farm News July 3, 2017

Farm News We’re trying to get the Farm News out a day early so we can remind everyone that we will be OPEN TODAY, Monday, July 3 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm for all your pre-holiday veggie needs. We will be CLOSED on Tuesday, July 4. We are in the usual July harvest ride, with…

Holiday schedule for Independence Day

Hello Fort Hill Farm Veggie  Eaters, Please note we will have a special MONDAY FARM STAND/CSA Distribution on July 3, 2:30 to 6:30.  Lots of Zucs and yellow squash for grilling, plus snap peas and tons of salad fixings. We will be closed on Tuesday, July 4. Have a great holiday! Paul and Rebecca

Farm News, June 27, 2017

Farm News It’s been the usual whirlwind of getting the farm up and going, and then presto, it’s almost July. The fields are looking pretty good for this time of year. Most of the big plantings are in the ground and growing well. We’ve got spring broccoli and cabbage looking to head up soon, and…

Farm News June 20, 2017

Farm News June is in some ways the toughest month on our farm. We have the CSA and several farmer’s markets to get up and going, coolers to clean out and start up, and big plantings of seedlings still going out into the fields. To top it off, the weeds start growing like crazy this…

Farm News June 13, 2017

Farm News I am pretty sure that a week ago, it was grey, cloudy, and the thermometer topped out at a fairly chilly 60 degrees.  So on Sunday it was  quite a jolt for us humans to be sweating it out above 90F heat,  without much of a transition, and its not particularly great for…

Farm News June 6, 2017

Farm News Welcome to our 15th season! This was the first year that we attended farmers’ markets year-round, and coupled with the big CSA summer season it seemed like the harvest never stopped. After a mild winter, we’ve had a somewhat slow start to spring with frequent rains and mostly cool temperatures. This has given us…

Spring update 2017

Spring Update from Fort Hill Farm Spring has sprung!  We’re in high gear planting, cultivating, and harvesting crops.   Mother Nature has mostly taken care of the irrigation chores this year!   Here’s some dates to remember: CSA: the CSA has started!  All shareholders were emailed start date info, if you did not get this announcement please…