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Farm Happenings at Cedar Crate Farm

It's WET, here are our top 3 concerns.

Posted on June 17th, 2024
It's been very wet on the farm for the past month or so and while we initially welcomed the rain as we came out of a particularly nasty drought we're now at a place where the rain may have some serious impacts on our farm this season. Here are the top 3 things we're concerned about: Weeds: Our wee1 read more »

How Farmer Dan Creates Your Farm Shares

Posted on June 9th, 2024
One of our favorite features of our CSA is that it's customizable. We get it: there are just certain vegetables that you just don't like no matter how many times you try them and how many different ways you prepare them. For farmer Dan that vegetable is radish. It's just not my thing. That's why we1 read more »

Kicking Off Our 2024 CSA Season!

Posted on June 3rd, 2024
A quick refresher on our "Farm Happenings" in Harvie: they're are essentially short blog posts about things that are happening on the farm. For the most part, the content of the happening is the same or borrows from our weekly email newsletter. In general, they are about what we have been working o1 read more »

Happy Holidays from Cedar Crate Farm

Posted on December 12th, 2023
We'd like to wish you and your family a happy holiday season filled with good food, good family time and plenty of rest! Happy Holidays! read more »

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 »