Farm Happenings at Broadfork Farm
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Farm Happenings at Broadfork Farm

Dense Vegetables Time of Year

Posted on July 29th, 2019
August begins this week! We are now in the peak of the fruiting season of a vegetable farm in central Virginia. By fruiting, we mean harvesting things with seeds inside of them: Tomatoes, Peppers, Eggplants, Beans, and Watermelon are happiest this time of year on our farm. (We wish that Summer Squash... read more »

Past the Hottest Point of the Summer!

Posted on July 25th, 2019
We normally flood your emails with pictures from the farm, but today we share this pic from the weekend to show that we are real people - we are not always in the field, and not always with vegetables. As we shared on social media this morning, we have this ridiculous tradition of celebrating the... read more »

Past the Hottest Point of the Summer!

Posted on July 22nd, 2019
We normally flood your emails with pictures from the farm, but today we share this pic from the weekend to show that we are real people - we are not always in the field, and not always with vegetables. As we shared on social media this morning, we have this ridiculous tradition of celebrating the... read more »

Where Have All the Cucumbers Gone?

Posted on July 18th, 2019
Mid July! Heat is really setting in! Some vegetable plants love it, and others despise it. Kale (and Broccoli and Cabbage) are things of the past. We'll see them again in the fall. But even some crops that seem like summer crops are badly damaged by the bugs and fungal disease that thrive in... read more »

Where Have All the Cucumbers Gone?

Posted on July 15th, 2019
Mid July! Heat is really setting in! Some vegetable plants love it, and others despise it. Kale (and Broccoli and Cabbage) are things of the past. We'll see them again in the fall. But even some crops that seem like summer crops are badly damaged by the bugs and fungal disease that thrive in the heat... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 13, 2019

Posted on July 11th, 2019
We are grateful for some rain after these weeks of hot, dry weather! Water from overhead actually causes a lot of problems for plant growth here in our humid and hot climate (wet foliage leads quickly to fungal disease). However, a good soaking from rain is really helpful from time to time. The plants... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 10, 2019

Posted on July 8th, 2019
We are grateful for some rain after these weeks of hot, dry weather! Water from overhead actually causes a lot of problems for plant growth here in our humid and hot climate (wet foliage leads quickly to fungal disease). However, a good soaking from rain is really helpful after a long period of dryness.... read more »

All Pick Ups Normal for July 6

Posted on July 4th, 2019
All Farm Share pick ups this week are normal, even with the July 4th Holiday. - TOMATOES, Bread, and FLOWERS are always separate from the green boxes. - PLEASE tell anyone you have picking up your share for you that they need to find the box with your name on it, plus any items of yours outside... read more »

Pick Ups Normal for July 3, 2019

Posted on July 1st, 2019
All Farm Share pick ups this week are normal, even with the July 4th Holiday. **Perk Coffee is closed, but the door will be unlocked with staff inside doing deep cleaning. Shares will be inside in the air conditioning. - TOMATOES, Bread, and FLOWERS are always separate from the green boxes. -... read more »