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

Farm Happenings for July 1, 2021

Posted on June 28th, 2021
Lots of rain makes the farm look so green and lush! Our farm crew has grown substantially this week, which is great because we could really use the extra hands in harvest! This time of year is especially exciting for us; we've got a lot of firsts of the year on the pick list this week. Our fresh snap... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 24, 2021

Posted on June 18th, 2021
These rainy days have been great for the farm! The vegetables love the rain, but unfortunately, so do the weeds. Our crew has to work hard to stay on top of them before they are completely out of control. We've got lots of big, beautiful beet bunches available, even some golden ones! These are perfect... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 17, 2021

Posted on June 13th, 2021
Lots of rain and sunshine sure make for lots of beautiful vegetables! Our greenhouse tomatoes have really picked up, so we have an abundance of beefsteaks and cherries This week is our first week of cabbage harvest, and we will have plenty available! This will also be out first week with garlic scapes... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 10, 2021

Posted on June 6th, 2021
We've got cherry tomatoes galore this week, and they're absolutely delicious! We're offering pints as well as 2 litre baskets for the cherry tomato lovers! Peppers, eggplants and beefsteak tomatoes are still steadily making their way out of our greenhouse and into our boxes. New this week, we've got... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 3, 2021

Posted on May 24th, 2021
We're just getting started with our CSA season, but that doesn't mean we are short of work! We have welcomed new and returning workers to the farm and all of our hands are full! This week, we'll be harvesting our first carrots of 2021, just in time too, as we finished up the last of our 2020 carrots... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 27, 2021

Posted on May 23rd, 2021
We're getting ready for the start of our CSA program next week. We have a lot of orders to fill and a lot of vegetables to harvest! We'll have plenty of salad mix, cucumbers, eggplant, and cherry tomatoes. Beefsteak tomatoes, choi, herbs, and beets will also be available to order. This week, we harvested... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 21, 2021

Posted on May 16th, 2021
All of this extra sunlight has our fruiting crops taking off! Cherry tomatoes and cucumbers are abundant in the greenhouse, and we're just harvesting our first beefsteak tomatoes. This week, we'll have two varieties of cucumbers: English and Japanese. The Japanese are smaller but slightly sweeter with... read more »

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 »