Farm Happenings at Broadfork Farm
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Farm Happenings at Broadfork Farm

Weathering the Drought

Posted on September 30th, 2019
A year ago, we were managing saturated soil and plants that were rotting from near record-setting levels of rain. This year, this week, we are strategizing about how to best use the limited amount of irrigation water we have during this drought we are in. We no longer have enough water to irrigate everywhere.... read more »

Weathering the Drought

Posted on September 26th, 2019
A year ago, we were managing saturated soil and plants that were rotting from near record-setting levels of rain. This year, this week, we are strategizing about how to best use the limited amount of irrigation water we have during this drought we are in. We no longer have enough water to irrigate everywhere.... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 25, 2019

Posted on September 23rd, 2019
Happy First day of Fall! Around 4 am this morning, the sun crossed the celestial equator and thus we officially entered the fall season. Weather wise, not much has changed, however. Our farm's location is on the drought map, and we can tell. Salad greens are continuing to protest the hot and dry weather,... read more »

Welcome, Fall Crops!

Posted on September 16th, 2019
The harvest of some of our fall-oriented vegetables has been little delayed by the above-average temps and dry conditions of this first half of September, but we now have Salad Mix in abundance to harvest for you. We also have the first of our Broccoli/Broccolini to harvest, plus the first Golden Beets,... read more »

Save the Date - Farm Social, Sunday Oct 20th

Posted on September 12th, 2019
Our apologies for the late Farm Share email for today! An early morning meeting with a community partner about an exciting upcoming project delayed all usual tasks this morning. More on that in future weeks. :)  Two special notes for you: 1) SAVE THE DATE - Our Annual Farm Share Member Social... read more »

Save the Date - Farm Social, Sunday Oct 20th

Posted on September 9th, 2019
Two special notes for you: 1) SAVE THE DATE - Our Annual Farm Share Member Social is on Sunday, October 20th from 2-5pm. We'll send out an evite asking for rsvp's, but please plan to join us for a chance to spend time among the fields that have been providing for you, chat with us farmers, meet... read more »

Save the Date - Farm Social, Sunday Oct 20th

Posted on September 5th, 2019
Welcome, September! With it comes Kale and Arugula! We have just a small amount of Arugula to harvest tomorrow, but more is on its way. We already have both types of Kale to harvest for you tomorrow - traditional curly Kale as well as Toscano/Dinosaur/Lacinato. Our Lettuces are in a low point but will... read more »

Please REMEMBER Your Share This Wednesday!

Posted on September 2nd, 2019
It's back-to-school week for a lot of families around here, and a hectic schedule re-adjustment, we know. :) Historically, this week has the most forgotten share pick-ups of any week in the season. Set yourself a reminder alarm now! Tomatoes, Beans, and Okra are waning this week, but Eggplant, Cucumbers,... read more »