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

It finally rained!!

Posted on June 30th, 2021
I've been writing a lot about the drought this season and I'm pleased to let everyone know that over the weekend we got around 3.5" of rain that was very desperately needed. The rain came over the course of Saturday afternoon and evening, Sunday's spotted showers and light rains on Sunday evening.1 read more »

Something we've never done before!

Posted on June 23rd, 2021
In the past week we've done something we've never done before on our farm. We are officially caught up on weeding on the farm! The main contributor to that phenomenon is the drought. What usually happens is after every rainfall we get a new flush of weeds that sprout on our farm but since we've had1 read more »

Drip tape, garlic scapes and tomato cages & stakes,

Posted on June 18th, 2021
Well, the first week of the CSA kicked off with minimal hiccups or problems. It was SO great to see how excited everyone was to pick up their first share! Bear with us as we learn your names. It's something we strive to do every season! Apart from the CSA the work continues on the farm. This week t1 read more »

Hoping for rain & CSA season begins.

Posted on June 16th, 2021
We continue to be very dry and exceptionally warm here on the farm. Unfortunately, we did not get any rain when the storms last Friday rolled through (though we did get a tipped over chicken coop, check out our social media for pictures of that adventure). Our next chance for rain is tonight or tom1 read more »

Beating the heat on the farm

Posted on June 9th, 2021
It has been a hot week on the farm and from the latest forecasts it looks like there is no end in sight to this abnormal, record setting heat. MPR news reports that we're running between 10 and 20 degrees above normal June temps and that we could make a run at the record for the most 90 degree days1 read more »

The earliest we've EVER harvested beets!

Posted on June 2nd, 2021
As the title suggests we harvested beets earlier than ever before this year! On memorial day we harvested beets from one of our tunnels nearly a full month earlier than we've ever harvested beets before. We were the envy of the Farmers Market on Tuesday! We planted an early variety of beets called1 read more »