Farm Happenings at Broadfork Farm
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Farm Happenings at Broadfork Farm

Farm Happenings for August 1, 2020

Posted on July 30th, 2020
We're tempting you with a photo of food today rather than a usual photo of our plants or fields. This is how we love to eat this time of year: Piles of vegetables (raw and grilled) with protein and a simple sauce. You can see the whole write up of how our 13 year old child made this for our family dinner... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 29, 2020

Posted on July 27th, 2020
We're tempting you with a photo of food today rather than a usual photo of our plants or fields. This is how we love to eat this time of year: Piles of vegetables (raw and grilled) with protein and a simple sauce. You can see the whole write up of how our 13 year old child made this for our family dinner... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 25, 2020

Posted on July 23rd, 2020
Dearest Farm Share Members -  We shared this on social media yesterday and owe it to you to also share here, as you are our community members eating food we grow each wee: We have swirling thoughts about how our country has mis-handled COVID-19 and the fall out for schooling, homeschooling, marginalized... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 22, 2020

Posted on July 20th, 2020
Summer "fruits" (vegetables with seeds inside of them) are in their prime right now! Look for lots of options for Tomatoes, Eggplants, Sweet Peppers, and...the one fruit-fruit we grow: Watermelons! We are also rich from our harvests of Onions and Potatoes. The work days have been very long recently but... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 18, 2020

Posted on July 16th, 2020
COVID update: Virginia continues to do better than most other states, but we are continuing to take the pandemic very seriously and continuing to limit any activities any of us are involved in off the farm. All of our farm staff are all still completely healthy and also continuing diligent hand... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 15, 2020

Posted on July 13th, 2020
COVID update: Virginia continues to do better than most other states, but we are continuing to take the pandemic very seriously and continuing to limit any activities any of us are involved in off the farm. All of our farm staff are all still completely healthy and also continuing diligent hand... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 11, 2020

Posted on July 8th, 2020
July sees us getting the last of the root vegetables out of the ground (carrots, beets, onions) as well as taking great care to keep leafy greens healthy to harvest as much of the summer as we can (lettuces, salad greens, rainbow chard). It is hot, folks! Our harvest tubs get heavier as we haul in delicious... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 8, 2020

Posted on July 6th, 2020
July sees us getting the last of the root vegetables out of the ground (carrots, beets, onions) as well as taking great care to keep leafy greens healthy to harvest as much of the summer as we can (lettuces, salad greens, rainbow chard). It is hot, folks! Our harvest tubs get heavier as we haul in delicious... read more »

Remember Tomatoes are separate from the green boxes!

Posted on July 1st, 2020
We never know what the weather has in store for us, and so we often describe farming as Professional Gambling, albeit agrarian style. We are so grateful that the weather so far this season has been favorable. Easy weather alone doesn't make a farm, as soil is the foundation that drives everything else... read more »