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

Farm Happenings for May 14, 2021

Posted on May 9th, 2021
The sunshine from this week and rain from last week are working together to grow our vegetables. We're also working hard on the farm! Seeding, weeding, transplanting, moving hoophouses, maintaining the greenhouse, packing orders and harvesting lots of vegetables keeps us really busy during this part... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 7, 2021

Posted on May 2nd, 2021
We're finally getting some rain on the farm, which is great news for all of the plants we're putting into the ground this week. We just finished all of our onion transplanting, and we'll be planting lots of lettuce and beets today! And of course, field cleanup and greenhouse maintenance mean there is... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 30, 2021

Posted on April 25th, 2021
Things are looking green around here! We're now harvesting hundreds of cucumbers out of our greenhouse. We've even harvested a few eggplant, and some of the cherry tomatoes are bright red! The peppers are still taking their time to grow and ripen into sweet, crunchy fruit. There's always lots of trellising... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 23, 2021

Posted on April 18th, 2021
We will now be offering weekly delivery for farmstand orders! We want to make sure that everyone is able to get their Common Ground vegetables each week and we believe this is the best way to do that. Early signs of spring are popping up all around the farm. Chives, green onions, thyme, spring kale... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 16, 2021

Posted on April 11th, 2021
Everything seems a whole lot warmer and greener here at the farm! We just transplanted our first field planting of brassicas. It feels great to be planting outdoors again! As always, we're keeping busy with our regular spring weeding and seeding. We're seeding all of our leeks this week, which we'll... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 9, 2021

Posted on April 5th, 2021
Early Spring!  At least so far that is the way it seems to be going.  We have been able to start preparing our fields in the past 2 weeks as the ground is quite dry and that means we can start planting and transplanting outside this week.  For us this is exciting and much better than a... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 2, 2021

Posted on March 29th, 2021
The greenhouse just keeps getting greener and greener! Everything is growing beautifully and we can hardly keep up with our cucumbers. We're making room in there for some pepper plants, which means we'll have lots of gorgeous chard available this week. We're still working away on hoophouse prep and planting,... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 26, 2021

Posted on March 22nd, 2021
Happy Spring! This is when work at the farm really starts to pick up! With all the extra sunlight, everything starts growing faster- including weeds! We're working hard to keep weed pressure low in the hoophouses and we're beginning to prep our fields for our first outside plantings. Today, we seeded... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 19, 2021

Posted on March 14th, 2021
In the next few weeks, we will be busy with hoophouse relocating, turnover, seeding and transplanting. We have just seeded our first cabbages and kale for the new year as well! We're already having to trellis the greenhouse tomatoes and cucumbers; soon it will be a jungle all over again! Our greenhouse... read more »