Farm Happenings at Boerson Farm
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Farm Happenings at Boerson Farm

Seeing Double

Posted on July 25th, 2020
Oh my, it's the end of July!  Did someone say, TOMATOES!?!?  This long-awaited crop is ripening at last, which makes me downright giddy.  It's been many moons since we enjoyed last year's ripe tomatoes.  And after much anticipation, we have officially begun our harvest of this year's... read more »

Solar Powered

Posted on July 18th, 2020
With the sun floating high above the farm like a helium balloon, the long days of July are overflowing with energy.  A walk through the vegetable field this time of year is punctuated by double takes of amazement at squash plants crawling yards away from where they were just a blink ago, or broccoli... read more »

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 »