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

Last Delivery of the Season!

Posted on October 28th, 2018
As the first N'oreaster rolls through Maine we are getting ready for our last delivery of the season. There are lots of good storage crops here in the share and we also have a few end of the year add-ons to help keep you warm in the cold weather to come.  Stock up on storage produce.... read more »

Last delivery of the season Tuesday/Wednesday October30/31

Posted on October 20th, 2018
Sorry about the unclear communication last week. Our final delivery will be Tuesday/Wednesday October30/31. We realized our newsletter confused the last delivery. Stock up on storage produce. In addition to the extras you can add to your box we are also offering a discounted "Storage... read more »

Second to Last Week!

Posted on October 13th, 2018
We have just 2 weeks of deliveries left for this season! Stock up on storage produce. In addition to the extras you can add to your box we are also offering a discounted "Storage Special". This is our usual delivery box filled with over 25lbs of great food to enjoy as the weather gets cooler.... read more »

Fill the freezer with great local meat.

Posted on October 6th, 2018
Fall Local Meat Freezer Shares Available! As in past years we have great meat products from local farms to fill your freezer this winter! If you haven't had locally raised beef, chicken or pork you are missing out. Flavor and quality can't even compare to the grocery store.... read more »

From the field it's not quite finished...

Posted on September 22nd, 2018
As the big fall crops keep coming out of the field we have to take time to get them ready to send your way. For onions this means topping and grading, for squash curing in the dry, warm greenhouse and for sweet potatoes we have a special room. The crew load all the roots into it and sets a heater 85... read more »

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 »