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

Curing Winter Squash

Posted on September 24th, 2021
One of this weeks major projects has been harvesting and curing our winter squash crop. As you can see from the lead picture, we cut the squash from the vine and then leave them out in a dry spot in the field for a few days and nature takes care of the rest. Next week, we'll pick up all the squash1 read more »

Winter Crops Into the Tunnels

Posted on September 15th, 2021
One of the major initiatives on our farm this year is to continue experimenting with winter growing. We think it could be possible to be harvesting lettuce, kale, chard, kohlrabi, and several other crops into December! We did a small trial run with kohlrabi and lettuce last season and managed to ha1 read more »

Stocking up For Winter

Posted on September 8th, 2021
It's been another busy week here on the farm. While things are slowing down a bit out in the field, things are heating up, literally, in the kitchen. We have been busy working through our annual canning and freezing list to make sure our freezers are stocked for winter and that we can enjoy the fru1 read more »

Turkey Update & Thanksgiving Shares

Posted on September 1st, 2021
Our first ever flock of turkeys continues to do well especially now that they're out on our new pasture. This past spring we seeded two acres of what was corn and soybeans for as long as I can remember to a diverse pasture mix which has clover, grass, kale, chicory and more. Despite the drought con1 read more »