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

Farm Happenings for October 24, 2019

Posted on October 20th, 2019
It's fall and for us that means a big turnover in our greenhouse and hoophouses.  We take out all our summer crops of tomatoes and peppers and transplant lettuce and spinach in several places.  As well we will be moving catarpillar tunnels (these are low-tech hoops and plastic covers) over... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 10, 2019

Posted on October 7th, 2019
Fall has come suddenly on the farm this past week, at least weather-wise.  We're actually happy for it in some ways since we have many crops that are destined to be stored for the next 3-4 months in our cooler and they are ready to be harvested.  We now have our larger cooler operational for... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 3, 2019

Posted on September 29th, 2019
Fall is here and with it is a transition for us into covered growing again.  Although we still have a lot to harvest outside for the month of October, our planting continues only in our unheated hoophouses and our greenhouse.  We are busy getting all these spaces ready to hold greens over the... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 26, 2019

Posted on September 22nd, 2019
Fall is here officially, but your summer CSA is not over and neither is the summer weather apparently!  We have had a bit of a heat wave here and the fields are dry so we've been watering to keep things going and healthy.   There are 3 weeks left of the summer session and then it's Thanksgiving. ... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 19, 2019

Posted on September 13th, 2019
Summer is coming to a close very soon but your summer session of our CSA will go right up until Thanksgiving.  This is week 13 out of 16.   read more »

Farm Happenings for September 12, 2019

Posted on September 8th, 2019
We have 5 weeks left before thanksgiving and the end of our summer CSA share.  This is the time of the year that our family cans and freezes all we need to get us through the winter.  If you still want to get bulk tomatoes, we have a week or two left judging by the state our our large tomato... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 5, 2019

Posted on September 1st, 2019
Back to school share!  Just because school has started doesn't mean that the summer CSA is over!  Don't forget that the summer shares will continue right up until Thanksgiving.  And if you have placed a hold over the summer that hasn't been rescheduled, please contact Harvie to schedule... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 29, 2019

Posted on August 25th, 2019
The music fesitival here this past weekend was amazing!  Thank you to all those who attended and our volunteers.  It really was a good time and the weather was perfect.  There's already talk of doing it again next year! read more »

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 »