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Farm Happenings at Bayfield Foods

Jan 14 Farm Happenings

Posted on January 14th, 2021
The warm weather we have been having lately has sure been appreciated, and not just by making it easier to do things outside.  The rime ice/frost outside this past week has been just gorgeous, and the new blanket of snow this morning sure does freshen everything up out there.  While the warm... read more »

Jan 1 Farm Happenings

Posted on December 31st, 2020
Happy New Year!  No doubt about it, 2020 will be a year we won't forget.  Here at Great Oak Farm, 2020 will go down in the books as a pretty good production year overall.  With no devastating rainfall events, disease pressure in the crops was refreshingly low, which really helped... read more »

December 11 Farm Happenings

Posted on December 10th, 2020
Welcome to the mid December Farm Happenings!  As promised, we'll start things off with Farmer Brian's recipe tip:  Maple Hill Farm rye flour pizza! ¾ cup Maple Hill Farm rye flour, 2 cups all purpose flour, ½ teaspoon salt, 1 package active dry yeast, 1 cup warm water, 2 tablespoons... read more »

November 27 Farm Happenings

Posted on November 27th, 2020
Happy Thanksgiving!  Thanksgiving is easily my favorite holiday.  No stress of gift giving/getting, dressing up, or any of the other usual holiday rigamarole.  Just make a feast of great food, including plenty of pie, and share with the people you love.  This year of course was a... read more »

November 13 Farm Happenings

Posted on November 12th, 2020
Now that all the root crops are washed and harvested, Farmer Ryan and I have been working hard to make progress on our latest hoophouse construction project.  We got the ground posts in earlier this week, which is always a much bigger project than one might expect.  When my kids complain that... read more »

Oct 30 Farm Happenings

Posted on October 29th, 2020
Welcome to the FIRST delivery of the Bayfield Foods winter 2020-21 CSA season!  We've had a good growing season this year, and are humbled by the incredible demand for foods that are locally grown and produced right here in our great Northwoods.  We farmers have been filling our freezers, storage... read more »

Oct 23 Farm Happenings

Posted on October 22nd, 2020
Whew.  It's been one heck of a week, that's for sure.  Crawling through mud, rain, and snow wears a farmer out, there's no way around it.  But when you feel the ground starting to freeze in places and there's still carrots left to dig, a sense of urgency over-rules your more sensible desire... read more »

Oct 16 Farm Happenings

Posted on October 15th, 2020
The countdown to winter CSA season has begun - only 3 more weeks left!  Remember, every-other week summer CSA boxes end either the week of Oct 21/22 or Oct 28/29, and weekly summer CSA boxes will all end on that last week in October.  If you signed up for a winter CSA box, the first delivery... read more »

Oct 9 Farm Happenings

Posted on October 8th, 2020
** CUSTOMIZATION FOR THIS WEEK WILL END ON SUNDAY AT 9:00 AM!! ** Please make necessary changes prior to this cut off time! When it's sunny and dry, October here in the northland is an incredible place to live and work.  Crisp frosty nights and warm days make for happy fall crops, and happy farmers... read more »