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

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 »

Surviving the Heat

Posted on August 23rd, 2023
It has been a hot week on the farm and we are SO ready for cooler fall temperatures. This type of heat wave this late in the summer is abnormal as we hit temperatures and dew points that we haven't seen in decades. Sadly, with climate change it seems like these types of weather extremes will happen1 read more »

What’s With the Egg Yolk Colors?

Posted on August 17th, 2023
When Lara and I started raising our own chickens back in 2017 we were particularly taken away by the deep yellow-orange color of the egg yolks from our pastured hens. Lately, we’ve noticed some of the yolks are much more pale yellow and we thought this would be a great opportunity to talk abo1 read more »

Back From Vacay!

Posted on August 11th, 2023
Our annual family vacation was so refreshing! We're back and we're ready to finish the season strong. We spent almost a week near Grand Rapids, MN and enjoyed the cabin life which is all too fleeting. The weather was great and Addie got to go swimming multiple times. Lara was able to go shopping an1 read more »