Farm Happenings at Common Ground Farm
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Farm Happenings at Common Ground Farm

Farm Happenings for December 22, 2022

Posted on December 18th, 2022
Welcome to the last share for 2022!  33 weeks of main season deliveries and 9 weeks last winter.  It's been a great year on the farm and a lot of that is thanks to you, our members. This week we have a Friday night market at Western Fair from 4pm-8pm. If you would like to pick up Friday p1 read more »

Farm Happenings for December 15, 2022

Posted on December 11th, 2022
Just 2 weeks remain in our 2022 CSA season!  On the farm we are winding down quickly in the fields with only collards and kale remaining on the harvest list, and just a few more clean up tasks to do. Pictured is Shao daisy-chaining up the row cover that protected our final field planting of ar1 read more »

Farm Happenings for December 8, 2022

Posted on December 5th, 2022
Only 3 weeks left in our 2022 CSA season!  One thing you will notice is that the mix of vegetables available from the farm is changing and although we've passed our peak variety season (which is surprisingly October and November!) we still have a lot of great stuff here on the farm.  Buyi1 read more »

Farm Happenings for December 1, 2022

Posted on November 28th, 2022
Lots of variety available from Common Ground Farm this week: leeks, spinach, cabbage, napa, kale, collards, carrots, parsnips, beets, winter radish, rutabaga, and celeriac in abundance! From the greenhouse we have tender swiss chard as well as a small amount of dill and cilantro. From our organic p1 read more »

Farm Happenings for November 24, 2022

Posted on November 20th, 2022
While we thankfully didn't get buried in snow after this weekend's winter weather blast, the cold and wind has finished off the more tender of the our remaining field crops. Only the hardiest vegetables (collards, kale, leek, parsnips, spinach) survive unprotected. Fortunately though we have lots s1 read more »

Farm Happenings for November 17, 2022

Posted on November 13th, 2022
We had a mad dash last week to harvest and store some crops that don't do well with hard frost.  But despite that, we still have a lot of crops in the field that we will be working on this week.  Our spinach is still fantastic both baby and full sized leaves.  If you need a boost of1 read more »

Farm Happenings for November 10, 2022

Posted on November 6th, 2022
On the farm this week we turned over the final greenhouse beds (on the right) in preparation for the last succession of winter lettuce. On the left, you can see the lettuce transplanted earlier this fall is growing nicely. Almost all of our storage crops are now out of the fields with just rutabaga1 read more »

Farm Happenings for November 3, 2022

Posted on October 31st, 2022
We have been having a lot of fun with our carrot harvester this last week.  We have a bit of an issue though:  this planting of carrots in the picture is better than we've had in years!  The carrots are sweet and crisp and the rows are absolutely full.  So we are running out of1 read more »

Farm Happenings for October 27, 2022

Posted on October 23rd, 2022
The season turnover continues here.  We feel ahead on our bulk harvest of storage crops so we've continued replacing the hot weather crops in our hoophouses with things that will provide throughout the winter like this labouriously transplanted spinach!   Despite the loss of some sum1 read more »