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

Farm Happenings for July 21, 2022

Posted on July 17th, 2022
We finally got some rain this morning!  This is good news. Although we've been able to keep everything irrigated over this past month dry spell, the rain does a much more thorough job than we can do.  the crops immediately seem to look better after the rain!  This watermelon is a promise... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 15, 2022

Posted on July 10th, 2022
While we just transplanted leek into the ground (pictured) last week, we're very pleased to be harvesting our first field carrots and new potatoes this week! We also have loads of delicious beets available again, and the first harvest of small red cabbages. As well this week we're happy to offer organically... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 8, 2022

Posted on July 3rd, 2022
The flower garden has flowers!  We've expanded the garden next to our pickup area this year thanks to help from my dad who grew a lot of different flowers for us to plant.  Anyone picking up at the farm on Fridays is welcome to go and get a bunch of flowers to take home!  There are a few... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 1, 2022

Posted on June 26th, 2022
This week:  Because of Canada Day all deliveries and farm pickup will be Thursday (pickup from 4 to 8 pm).  If you want to pick up Friday, no problem! We are running our festival again this year August 27th!  You can buy tickets through Harvie with your shares and we are offering... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 24, 2022

Posted on June 19th, 2022
New flowers means new fruit on the farm!  It's zucchini today but every week we are seeing an explosion of flowers and then fruit on the farm! A note about Canada Day next week:  it falls on Friday so we've decided to do all of our deliveries on Thursday next week.  We will also be moving... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 17, 2022

Posted on June 12th, 2022
Welcome this week to our new subscription members who are just starting to receiver your boxes!  While we are still solidly in our spring season we are seeing serious grown and some new crops coming in this week.  We have lots of hoophouse grown carrots and beets and our first outdoor bunches... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 10, 2022

Posted on June 6th, 2022
After a big push last week to get our most of our full-season transplants (tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, zucchini, herbs, melons, etc.) in the ground, we now have lots of weeding to catch up on! Pictured are Devon, Alex, and Josh, cleaning up one of our beet plantings (with morale support from Atlas in... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 3, 2022

Posted on May 29th, 2022
We got our tunnel tomatoes planted, finally!  We hope you had a chance to plant your own gardens.  Our tomato plant sales were a success and we sold out of everything we grew!  Our greenhouse tomatoes are just getting started so we have a small number available this week and a lot more... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 27, 2022

Posted on May 22nd, 2022
Week 3 of our main season! We continue to catch up on our spring planting and things are looking good.  We finally got all our potatoes planted last week and our final spring project of re-building our large unheated hoophouse is done(it is affectionately referred to has hoophouse 2 because it... read more »