Farm Happenings at Broadfork Farm
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Farm Happenings at Broadfork Farm

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 »

March Mudness?

Posted on March 5th, 2019
Welcome to March! Our 2019 crew is rolling in, plants are growing, and the mud is not yet receding. We may be sobbing from drought conditions this summer, but for now we continue to wish for the ground to dry out a bit. It still too wet to do much of anything in our fields, which we are sad about. But... read more »

Farm Happenings for February 21, 2019

Posted on February 19th, 2019
Welcome to the second half of February! Virginia has brought us some hints of spring, but we know they are just hints and not the real deal. We'll stick to our planting schedule and not get lured into planting out tender crops early! Farm energy is starting to shift, as we are now actively caring... read more »

What's Going On at the Start of February?

Posted on February 4th, 2019
Well, we could have provided you with a gorgeous photo of the Arugula that is growing *right now* and waiting to be cut for your enjoyment this weekend, but instead we have this fabulous photo of the two of us being silly with an Emu egg that our neighbor dropped off this afternoon. Our neighbor has... read more »

Farm Happenings as of Jan 22, 2019

Posted on January 22nd, 2019
It's nearing the end of January and we still have a delicious variety of vegetables to harvest! We still don't know what February will bring, but historically the increasing amount of daylight this time of year makes our plants pretty happy. Now, 16 degree mornings put the plants into a dormancy, so... read more »

Winter Farm Shares for 1/10 and 1/12

Posted on December 3rd, 2018
Happy New Year! The mild weather has allowed our vegetables to grow nicely, so we have a delicious selection available for you this week. There is colder weather in the forecast, which means we may lose our more tender greens. We shall see! Enjoy this goodness while it's here.  For those of you... read more »