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

Farm Happenings for August 22, 2019

Posted on August 18th, 2019
This past week we had a big farm / family hot pot at Shao's place in Port Stanley while his parents were visiting from Taiwan.  It was hot of course, but lots of summer veggies were had and Shao's parents really loved visiting the farm and Port Stanley. We are less than a week away from the music... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 15, 2019

Posted on August 11th, 2019
This week marks the half-way point in the summer CSA session!  On the farm we are busy planting and weeding our fall and winter storage crops at the same time as our harvests get larger and larger each week! We are about to auto-subscribe members who have chosen this into our fall program. ... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 8, 2019

Posted on August 4th, 2019
Onions and Garlic are nearly ready!  We will be spending a bunch of time this week getting our garlic out of the field.  We will offer some in the CSA this week, but it will still be "green" which means it won't store super well yet.  In a few weeks it will be fully cured and ready for... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 1, 2019

Posted on July 28th, 2019
Mid summer is here and with it we are busy planting the large fall plantings of our root crops and storage crops.  In fact over the next 2 weeks we will have most all of it planted and then the care of all the carrots, beets, cabbage and other crops will occupy a lot of our time for August and September. ... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 25, 2019

Posted on July 20th, 2019
No sooner had we gotten our irrigation setup and started watering our onions and celery and now we have plentiful rain again!  Oh well, I'm sure it would have been dry if we hadn't done it. This week we will have Blueberries!  These are grown organically and from Blueberry Hill farm in Rodney. ... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 18, 2019

Posted on July 14th, 2019
Our flower garden is beginning to produce!  If you are picking up at the farm please feel free to browse the flowers and make yourself a bouquet! Also, if you haven't already heard about it, we are hosting a music festival on the farm this summer.  August 24th there will be live bands, food... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 11, 2019

Posted on July 5th, 2019
Summer heat is here and we are getting a lot of comments along the lines of "how do you guys work in this" ? But honestly, once you do it for a couple days your body really does get used to it.  It certainly helps that our house is air conditioned!  But it is really good for our heat loving... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 4, 2019

Posted on June 29th, 2019
The heat of summer is here!  And sooner than ever for us, we are completely stocked with tomatoes.  Growing in a greenhouse is new for us and production has been better than expected.  As a result, we are offering "flats" of tomatoes at a discount.  This would be great if you are... read more »