Farm Happenings at Cedar Crate Farm
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Farm Happenings at Cedar Crate Farm

Will the lettuce survive single digit temps?

Posted on November 29th, 2023
We've just had our coldest temperatures since last winter here on the farm. We saw single digit temperatures; my truck thermometer said 8* on Tuesday morning which is well below freezing. It begs the question: will the lettuce and spinach survive these cold temperatures? The answer is: it depends.1 read more »

Feast Local This Thanksgiving

Posted on November 13th, 2023
  Thanksgiving week is nearly here and we are excited! It's always been one of our favorite holidays as the theme of Thanksgiving is so central to the reason we farm in the first place: to share good food with the ones we love. This year is extra special for us at Cedar Crate Farm: we're hosti1 read more »

Why winter lettuce tastes SO good!

Posted on October 31st, 2023
Did you know that the best tasting lettuce of the whole year comes late in the season? We regularly have customers at our winter market exclaim that the lettuce they buy from us in November and December is the best they've ever had. It's sweeter, it's crunchier, it's texture is much improved over s1 read more »

Winter Crops & the "Persephone Period"

Posted on October 17th, 2023
The first frost has passed and while the summer loving crops like peppers are done for the season our late season crops are coming along nicely. A lot of planning and patience goes into producing late fall/early winter crops and we're continuing to experiment with new methods and new crops. One of1 read more »

Thank you for another successful season!

Posted on September 29th, 2023
It's hard to believe it's already the last week of the regular season CSA and what a season it's been. Each season has it's own set of challenges and successes and this season was no different. We want to sincerely thank you, our CSA members, for your support this season. Seeing the excitement for1 read more »

Auto Renew & Important CSA Changes for Next Season

Posted on September 22nd, 2023
We’re making some significant changes to our CSA Share offering for 2024 and we wanted to let you know before the auto-renew period happens. We have a rather long list of changes and we thought we’d share our rationale with you as well. To help you navigate through this email we’v1 read more »

Top 3 Farm Wins of 202

Posted on September 14th, 2023
On our farm we’re continually experimenting with new crops, new varieties, new growing methods and more. We build off our past experience, our successes and failures and seek to improve as much as we can every year. It’s really one of the things that keeps me going: each season has it&r1 read more »

Where's the lettuce?

Posted on September 6th, 2023
We haven't had much lettuce available for the past couple weeks and we thought we’d take a moment to explain the factors that made that happen. We have more lettuce that should be ready very soon! Not everything we do here on the farm goes 100% according to plan and often times mistakes take1 read more »

Planting Fall Crops

Posted on August 30th, 2023
Fall is approaching quickly and we have been busy (as usual) on the farm. The last big job we have on the farm is seeding and transplanting our fall and winter crops. In the past few weeks we’ve direct seeded radish, salad turnips and spinach and we’ve transplanted lettuce, green onions1 read more »