Farm Happenings at Broadfork Farm
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Farm Happenings at Broadfork Farm

Farm Happenings for May 25, 2019

Posted on May 23rd, 2019
Summer weather is hitting us fast this week, and we're hoping the lettuces, cabbages, and broccoli can survive it. Those crops tend to turn unharvestable in very hot weather. So, we'll be soon be harvesting all the lettuce that is ready to eat and crossing our fingers for the cabbage and broccoli. The... read more »

Farm Update for May 22, 2019

Posted on May 20th, 2019
Summer weather is hitting us fast this week, and we're hoping the lettuces, cabbages, and broccoli can survive it. Those crops tend to turn unharvestable in very hot weather. So, we'll be harvesting all the lettuce that is ready to eat and crossing our fingers for the cabbage and broccoli. The Speckled... read more »

Spring Unfolds Deliciously

Posted on May 13th, 2019
Pictured are Garlic Scapes, an option for you this week. They are only in season for about 2 weeks each spring, and they are the tender tops of our garlic plants. Cook them as you would asparagus...grill, oven bake on a sheet, or saute in a pan. They have asparagus texture but garlic flavor.  Broccoli... read more »

Abundance!

Posted on May 6th, 2019
Shares are bigger this week! Thank you for your patience last week while our harvest was slim. Now we have so much! If you ever want to get less in your share, you can swap for a "Donation to the Food Bank" and we will donate vegetables to the St. Stephens Food Bank for you. And - a note about PREFERENCES... read more »

First Farm Share Saturday!

Posted on May 2nd, 2019
Welcome to our main season Farm Share! PLEASE look at your default items and make changes if you'd like. **We want to make all options available to everyone - including Plants, Breads, and Donating to the Food Bank, Honey, & Herbal Salve. But that means the software sometimes plunks those items in... read more »

First Farm Share!

Posted on April 29th, 2019
Welcome to our first Farm Share of the main 2019 season! We love this new system to connect us with what our members want. Let us or the Harvie support team know if you have any questions or need help customizing your share.  We have a nice list of delicious options for you this first week, but... read more »

Second Half of April...Main Season on the Horizon

Posted on April 16th, 2019
Our main season is just on the horizon! This week's share is the last of our "Winter Farm Share" season. Thank you so, so much for joining us for this inaugural Winter Season and first run with the Harvie software. We hoped you've enjoyed the vegetables (and bread) and the process. If you haven't signed... read more »

The Farm, the First Week of April

Posted on April 2nd, 2019
Hello from your vegetable farmers! We're welcoming in April and feeling grateful for the bit of a dry spell we have gotten. There's a lot of work in the fields that we can't do unless the soil is dry enough. Plus...the company that put up our new deer fence three weeks ago could only finish 75%... read more »

Real Spring!

Posted on March 19th, 2019
The spring equinox and the start of our new crew members both happen this week! Farm work cranks up a notch every year at this time, and then cranks up yet another notch in April and then again in May. May through September is a sustained wild ride here on the farm. So, we are taking deep breaths this... read more »