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

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 »

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 »