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

Farm Happenings for May 20, 2022

Posted on May 15th, 2022
Asparagus and Rhubarb is available this week from Orchard Hill Farm and Mazak farm.  Both are very local to us and we are happy we can use them to round out these early spring CSA shares.  We have an abundance of our greenhouse japanese cucumbers and lots of our salad mix too this week. ... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 13, 2022

Posted on May 8th, 2022
First Week for 2022! Even though many of you were probably with our winter program up until 2 weeks ago, this week marks the great beginning for 2022 for us.  And the weather and shift in work is right on time with it as well.  We are busy on the farm prepping our fields and catching up on... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 6, 2022

Posted on May 1st, 2022
The first planting of greenhouse cucumbers are taking off! We're very excited for them and expect to have the first harvest just in time for the start of main season next week. No deliveries this week, but please place an order to pick up at the farm on Friday afternoon or at Western Fair market on... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 29, 2022

Posted on April 24th, 2022
Spring is farm improvement time for us, and one of the key projects this year is to improve our deer exclusion fence. Many deer live in our area and make it very challenging to grow crops that they like to eat, including lettuce, beets, carrots, swiss chard, and beans. As the saying goes though, good... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 22, 2022

Posted on April 18th, 2022
Despite the unusually cold weather this week, we're very excited for spring! Last week we got our first field transplants in the ground. In the photo, baby brassicas (cabbages, kohlrabi, and kale) are nicely protected from wind and frost under row cover. No deliveries this week, but please place an... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 15, 2022

Posted on April 9th, 2022
Happy Easter!  Seth is back this week baking bread and we have quite a variety of organic produce coming from Pfennings.  Although our storage crops are getting thin we do still have cabbage, our amazing purple daikon and celeriac from our own storage.  Our salad mix this week is very... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 8, 2022

Posted on April 3rd, 2022
We have lots of lettuce this week so we are putting our XL bag on special.  Our late winter planting in the greenhouse has yielded well and it's a very nice crop so consider doing big salads this week!  Also note that our bag size has changed.  Friendlier containers have 160g for $6 (so... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 1, 2022

Posted on March 27th, 2022
A blast of winter today convinced us to take the day (mostly) off, but we'll be back in action tomorrow and have your orders ready for delivery or pickup this week!  A couple notes:  Seth is away again this week so no bread available but we have tortillas (small, whole wheat or large) back... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 25, 2022

Posted on March 20th, 2022
Summer has arrived to the greenhouse.  We have started planting tomatoes and cucumbers and the timing is good because the temperature during these bright sunny days is soaring over 27 C! This week we have peppers, broccoli and cucumbers from pfennings as well as a return of our salad mix in small... read more »