Farm Happenings at Common Roots Urban Farm
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Farm Happenings at Common Roots Urban Farm

COMMON ROOTS URBAN FARM Newsletter 16

Posted on September 21st, 2020
What is your fall indulgence? How do you celebrate and enjoy the new season? Are you an apple picker? I’ve been picking apples in the fall for the past few years and enjoy the event and sampling the produce. Do you enjoy watching football on the weekends? The Bills are looking good so far this... read more »

Common Roots Urban Farm CSA Newsletter #15

Posted on September 17th, 2020
A few fun things... Praying Mantis on our insect netting covering some young mustard greens. They are incredible pest predators. This radish is looking a bit cheeky... Bones demonstrating how to properly us the bed of the truck. Bambi, in our neck of the woods has a special way of telling us they’re... read more »

Common Roots Urban Farm CSA Newsletter #15

Posted on September 14th, 2020
A few fun things... Praying Mantis on our insect netting covering some young mustard greens. They are incredible pest predators. This radish is looking a bit cheeky... Bones demonstrating how to properly us the bed of the truck. Bambi, in our neck of the woods has a special way of telling us they’re... read more »

Common Roots Urban Farm CSA Newsletter #14

Posted on September 7th, 2020
Even with the impending season change, luscious greens are still busting from their seeds and sprawling towards the waning sun. It always amazes me to watch Mother Nature strive to live. To perpetuate species. To exist to reproduce. Plants have big ambitions. I find myself often thinking about invasive... read more »

Common Roots Urban Farm CSA Newsletter #13

Posted on September 3rd, 2020
* Special Request: If you have extra paper of plastic bags we would gladly take them off your hands! You can drop them off to us at CSA pickup!* Did you feel it? I felt it. It was the other day, early evening. The first feeling of cool fall air. It’s coming.  Trees that were flush with... read more »

Common Roots Urban Farm CSA Newsletter #13

Posted on August 31st, 2020
Did you feel it? I felt it. It was the other day, early evening. The first feeling of cool fall air. It’s coming.  Trees that were flush with green leaves start to show signs of fading. Mowing frequency has decreased. But, for me, the first sign of a waning summer is garlic. Garlic is harvested... read more »

Common Roots Urban Farm CSA Newsletter #12

Posted on August 30th, 2020
Bear is the eldest dog at the farm at just over 11 years. Although he made Buffalo his home many years ago, he hails from the great state of Maine. I, Terra, am a Buffalo native but Maine is where I began my farming career, and where I met Bear. Having been in Maine for 3 years and into my third farming... read more »

Common Roots Urban Farm CSA Newsletter #12

Posted on August 24th, 2020
Bear is the eldest dog at the farm at just over 11 years. Although he made Buffalo his home many years ago, he hails from the great state of Maine. I, Terra, am a Buffalo native but Maine is where I began my farming career, and where I met Bear. Having been in Maine for 3 years and into my third farming... read more »

Common Roots Urban Farm CSA Newsletter #11

Posted on August 17th, 2020
NOTE: This week at pickup everyone will have a choice of Raspberries, Watermelon or Cantaloupe to add to your share. Depending on when you arrive, all three may not still be available to choose from but everyone will get something! I adopted my first dog at the age of 29. I had been a lifelong cat person... read more »