Farm Happenings at Crystal Spring Farm
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Farm Happenings at Crystal Spring Farm

Squash Fest

Posted on September 14th, 2018
Bumper crop of winter squash this year, We have been consumed this week with getting it up and into the greenhouse for curing. Our conservative estimate is 13000 lbs so far. We are mostly done but have a few rows of buttercup varieties to gather.  This time of year we like to connect with local... read more »

Dramatic Turn to Fall

Posted on September 8th, 2018
The season changed in about 10 minutes this past Thursday when an intense storm sent us all running for shelter. The 65 mpg winds and intense rain ripped through the farm and sent everything flying including a couple trees and every harvest container that wasn't inside the barn. The temperature went... read more »

Labor on Labor Day and other news...

Posted on September 1st, 2018
Labor On Labor Day We invite all of you up to the farm to help us harvest the potato crop on Labor Day starting at 9:00 am. This is a longstanding farm tradition and a great way to chat with neighbors old or new along with the farm crew while we pickup a few tons of potatoes. We have a vintage... read more »

Labor on labor Day

Posted on August 25th, 2018
My kids have been glumly reminding me that this is their last week of summer. They have been working the farm in the mornings this season since school ended in June with breaks for hiking trips and  preseason sports. As most of you transition out of summer mode we are also transitioning into fall... read more »

and another thing...

Posted on August 18th, 2018
August 18, 2018 Blueberry Harvest Vortex Comes to a Close! As some of you may know, three years ago we started harvesting blueberries here at Crystal Spring Farm, in the blueberry barrens that lie between our fields and Brunswick High School.  Since we began we've had poor to mediocre... read more »

Cool Crisp and Welcome

Posted on August 11th, 2018
Whoever pulled some strings and got us back to Maine summer weather, many thanks! We still have lots of good heat loving stuff rolling out of the fields this week. Our heirloom silver cucumbers are exploding and asian eggplant has also found its stride. Fennel anyone? this Mediterranean favorite is great... read more »

Heat brings the crop...

Posted on July 7th, 2018
The upside to heat is that our summer produce is really happening even if us famers are wilting a bit. Tomatoes are picking the pace as are peppers. Melons are growing by the minute and should be coming to your boxes by August's end.  The local deer have been taste testing our lettuce the past... read more »