Farm Happenings at Boerson Farm
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Farm Happenings at Boerson Farm

The Faces Behind the Food: Keepin' it Fresh with Amelia

Posted on July 11th, 2020
When it comes to the produce, we like to keep it fresh.  But when it comes to the harvest crew, long-standing relationships with our crew members go the distance in building confidence, skills and efficiency.  Amelia knows all about this, as she has been a volunteer at Boerson Farm for 6 seasons... read more »

The Veggies are Talking (To Me)

Posted on July 3rd, 2020
The other day when I was out in the field doing some harvesting the strangest thing happened.  This little beet looked up at me and then I heard a small whisper, like a voice weaving sound threads in my ear.  At first I thought I was just over tired.  You know, long days, short nights,... read more »

The Faces Behind the Food

Posted on June 27th, 2020
Summer is here.  The veggies are putting on size in the field and these garlic plants are a testament to that!  Evan, our first ever high school employee, is picking the scapes that will end up in some of your boxes this coming week.  Scapes are the tantalizing early flowers of the garlic... read more »

The Longest Days Offer the Longest Views

Posted on June 20th, 2020
The summer solstice is upon us!  These are, indeed, the longest days on the farm.  The work is rich and constantly evolving from soil to seed to stem, and all the while June is passing before our eyes in a series of flashes. With 15 1/2 hours of daylight, the crops have plenty of time and sunshine... read more »

The Future is Now

Posted on June 10th, 2020
Here on the farm, life is thriving.  Plants are growing like mad in the ever-lengthening days, baby calves are dropping out in the pasture, and a team of passionate growers and volunteers are stitching together a colorful quilt of carrots, salad, cucumbers, radishes, onions, sunshine and rain.   As... read more »