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

First Frost of 2022

Posted on September 30th, 2022
We've had our first frost of fall 2022 here on the farm this past week. The first frost makes for some big changes on the farm and marks the beginning of the end of the season. Warm weather crops like basil, tomatoes, peppers, & green beans do not survive the frost and are done for the season w1 read more »

Saying Goodbye to Caitlyn

Posted on September 24th, 2022
This week we said goodbye to Caitlyn who's been an integral part of our farm for 3 seasons. Caitlyn started working with us in 2020 with a goal of learning how to farm so that she could one day start her own farm. She was with us through the pandemic, as we built our new pack shed and as we welcome1 read more »

Planting the Last Seeds of 2022

Posted on September 17th, 2022
It's official: we're finally done planting for the 2022 season with one exception. On Friday we planted the last seeds of this season into our large tunnel. Crops included spinach, radish, arugula and our greens mix. We won't be harvesting these until the second half of October and they're crops wh1 read more »

Peak Tomatoes & U of MN Tomato Study on Our Farm

Posted on September 9th, 2022
This week we picked tomatoes. Lots of em! You've probably seen a couple emails from us regarding bulk orders of tomatoes. Peak tomato season is upon us and while we have been picking hundreds of pounds of tomatoes the past few weeks, it's looking like we will only keep that pace for about two more1 read more »

Donating beets & what we do with excess produce.

Posted on September 3rd, 2022
Our beet crop this year has been extremely bountiful. So much so that many of our beets have gotten to a point where they are extremely large. Our taste tests in our own kitchen have shown us that the large beets are just as good as a normal sized beet but they are difficult to sell and manage and1 read more »