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

Farm Happenings for August 13, 2020

Posted on August 9th, 2020
We are back to summer heat this week after a brief break and some cooler nights.  As a result we expect to have a lot more green beans this week.  We are picking them this afternoon and will update our estimate numbers afterwards, so if they are sold out now, please check back tonight or tomorrow... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 6, 2020

Posted on August 2nd, 2020
We are seriously into our big summer harvests now.  This week we have plentiful cherry tomatoes so we are putting them in the CSA shares at a reduced rate ($5) and we have the very first of our melons!  A note about melons they year:  They are in very short supply because of some serious... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 30, 2020

Posted on July 26th, 2020
Note: the blueberries are from Blueberry Hill Farm near Rodney (the farm name is incorrect in our listing) Lots of new harvests this week!  Our first field carrots will be dug this week and we're hoping to get a lot out of this planting.  The carrots to this point were all planted in our hoophouses. ... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 23, 2020

Posted on July 19th, 2020
This week we have cheese available to add onto your order from Gunn's Hill Cheese.  For this week we are introducing 3 types, all in larger format (300g) sizes for $12.50: 5 Brothers - hand crafted firm washed rind cow's milk cheese, combines Gouda and Appenzeller traits   5... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 16, 2020

Posted on July 13th, 2020
This week we have blueberries from Blueberry Hill farm in Rodney!  We are selling pints for $6.50 and flats of 12 pints for $70 are available in the extras (as seen in the picture).  We finally got rain this past weekend which is a relief for us!  The hot weather plus no rain for weeks... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 9, 2020

Posted on July 4th, 2020
We are struggling a bit with a couple of our greenhouse crops, like the peppers shown above.  You may have noticed there are not that many available yet.  It's a new crop for us and the aphids in the greenhouse have overwhelmed the crop.  We're doing our best to encourage beneficial insects... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 2, 2020

Posted on June 27th, 2020
Parsnips are up!  We may be just getting into our summer crops now, but I am actually busy planting and tending to a fair number of fall and winter crops already. A note about share sizes and item values: Sharing in seasonal abundance is a key benefit of signing up with us for an entire season.... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 25, 2020

Posted on June 20th, 2020
A lot of carrots available this week thanks to one of our hoophouse being turned over.  We're getting ready for a late planting of english cucumbers in our small movable hoophouse so we harvested some very nice spring carrots. We are transitioning from our very busy planting season over to our... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 18, 2020

Posted on June 13th, 2020
Markets are reopening!  This weekend we will be returning to Western Fair market on Saturday from 8 to 3 pm.  We also have Booch kombucha available for order starting this week. On the farm we have been very busy getting our leek transplanted and staying on top of weeding on the farm. ... read more »