Farm Happenings at Broadfork Farm
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Farm Happenings at Broadfork Farm

Farm Happenings for September 2, 2020

Posted on August 29th, 2020
We're looking at Sept 1 and still feeling discombobulated from the lack of so many normal markers of summer. Even though as farmers we definitely don't call Sept 1 the end of summer (so much delicious summer harvest happens in September! so much summer heat still ahead of us!), we still feel odd that... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 29, 2020

Posted on August 27th, 2020
**Hurricane Laura: If Saturday is a washout with dangerous flooding potential, anyone can pick up their share at the farm on Sunday or Monday if you notify us of your plan. We'll update Friday p.m. if conditions look ominous.** We're staring down at the end of August and still feeling discombobulated... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 26, 2020

Posted on August 24th, 2020
Happy Monday! A lot of folks were on a vacation week from their Farm Shares last week, so we'll repeat some updates here:  As part of our self-imposed obligation to advocate on a federal level for Organic farming, we were delighted to host our Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) for a... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 22, 2020

Posted on August 20th, 2020
It's been such a week we're not even sure where to start. The rain is an obvious candidate but it's bad news in that department, so let's start with good news. The clouds parted for a while last Thursday to allow our Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) to visit and tour our farm for two hours! She... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 19, 2020

Posted on August 17th, 2020
It's been such a week we're not even sure where to start. The rain is an obvious candidate but it's bad news in that department, so let's start with good news. The clouds parted for a while last Thursday to allow our Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) to visit and tour our farm for two hours! She... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 15, 2020

Posted on August 13th, 2020
Ten days ago we were preparing for potential flooding and damage from Isaias, but the storm was relatively gentle on us. Isaias brought 4 more inches of rain on our farm, filling the pond we use to irrigate (a kind neighbor allows us to use it when it is abundant enough!) and not destroying any... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 12, 2020

Posted on August 10th, 2020
A week ago we were preparing for potential flooding and damage from Isaias, but the storm was relatively gentle on us. Isaias brought 4 more inches of rain on our farm, filling the pond we use to irrigate (a kind neighbor allows us to use it when it is abundant enough!) and not destroying any plants.... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 8, 2020

Posted on August 6th, 2020
What a difference a week makes! A week ago exactly we were in a drought  and begging for rain. Then it rained a half-inch four days in a row followed by Isaias which was gentle on us. The storm brought 4 more inches of rain on our farm, filling the pond we use to irrigate (a kind neighbor allows... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 5, 2020

Posted on August 3rd, 2020
What a difference a week makes! A week ago we were begging for rain. Now it has rained significantly each of the past four days and we are preparing for up to 6 inches of destructive rain tomorrow. We are harvesting all of your vegetables today as tomorrow will be a day we need to hunker down and work... read more »