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

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 »