Farm Happenings at Covey Rise Farms
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Farm Happenings at Covey Rise Farms

Farm Happenings for June 24, 2021

Posted on June 21st, 2021
Well we dodged our first storm and made it basically unscathed. The dry weather has been nice and cloud cover has kept our crops somewhat cooler than normal! Believe it or not we have started some Fall season prep, laying new plastic and cleaning up older plots, it will be here before you know it so... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 22, 2021

Posted on June 18th, 2021
Well here we go again with these storms coming at us! Hopefully this one won't be too bad, its been nice having some dry weather. Believe it or not we have started some Fall season prep, laying new plastic and cleaning up older plots, it will be here before you know it so we try be prepared. We are picking... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 15, 2021

Posted on June 11th, 2021
Eggplant coming in HOTT! Also picking a good bit of peppers and tomatoes. With this dry weather we have had we are starting to pick a good bit of heirlooms, creole slicers, chile peppers, and more. I hope you all have been enjoying the boxes, we are continuing to add as much variety as possible. It has... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 8, 2021

Posted on June 4th, 2021
The amount of rain we have been getting at the farm is unbelievable, way more than needed. The worse part about excessive rainfall right now is it makes our big heirloom tomatoes split, and takes away from the flavor with the excess water. I normally slack off on irrigation around this time, just to... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 3, 2021

Posted on May 31st, 2021
Finally picking some cherry tomatoes and they taste better than ever! Heirlooms and creoles are not far behind the cherries, we also have bell peppers and eggplant being harvested. It has been hot on the farm but the dry weather is a plus, planting more squash, cucs, and melons this week. Okra has made... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 1, 2021

Posted on May 28th, 2021
Finally picking some cherry tomatoes and they taste better than ever! Heirlooms and creoles are not far behind the cherries, we also have bell peppers and okra being harvested. It has been hot on the farm but the dry weather is a plus, planting more squash, cucs, and melons this week. Our member numbers... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 27, 2021

Posted on May 24th, 2021
Tomatoes are sooooo close I can taste them! Thinking we will be able to harvest enough next week to offer in our boxes, especially with a few days of nicer weather ahead(FINALLY). Some bell peppers and eggplant should be ready next week as well, and we have some cantaloupes starting to fruit so those... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 20, 2021

Posted on May 17th, 2021
We dried out from all the rain last week, just in time for another round of wet weather. Bell peppers are getting very close and eggplant is not far behind, should see some next week. We are swimming in cucumbers at the moment, but summer squash was knocked back pretty hard. Strawberries are done for... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 13, 2021

Posted on May 10th, 2021
Rain, rain, and more rain! Thankfully we had nice weather for Mother's Day weekend, but this week is looking wet, which isn't what our crops like. We are picking a good bit of cucumbers and squash at the moment, with tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, and okra not far behind! Trying to add more and more products... read more »