Farm Happenings at Earth First Farms
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Farm Happenings at Earth First Farms

Bare trees, but full bellies

Posted on November 16th, 2020
This update marks another seasonal milestone:the end of another growing season, preparing for the final CSA deliveries, and the last market of the 2020 season.  For us at the farm, this means the apple trees have been picked and the last of the apples have been tucked away in cold storage. We are... read more »

Apples and pumpkins, oh my!

Posted on October 13th, 2020
At this point in the season, we are up to our shoulders in processing apples: pick apples, sort apples, pack apples, press cider, and repeat. We have been blessed with bounty of some varieties and have enjoyed sharing the harvest so far.  Speaking of cider, have you gotten your fill yet? We have... read more »

Happy Apple Season

Posted on September 15th, 2020
September has begun and fall is right around the corner - apple season has begun and we are already seeing some color on the trees shift as we get ready to enter a new season.  Taking a moment to acknowledge the seasonal shift this year has been a little difficult as we felt we just barely became... read more »

Farm Stand Update

Posted on August 26th, 2020
Missed something your CSA order this week? Looking to fill out your grocery list for the week? Want to make a large batch of tomato sauce or apple sauce? Shop with us weekly on our online Farm Stand store! You place your order + pay during the week, select your pickup location, and come stop by to pick... read more »

Peak Summer Harvest

Posted on August 18th, 2020
Greetings from the field!  Though it may be hard to believe we are already in mid-August, our farm is just starting to ramp up. We are in peak summer harvest which is keeping us up to our elbows (and in the case of the sunflowers, past our heads) in harvest.  Taking time to embrace the bounty... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 9, 2020

Posted on August 6th, 2020
Great news: we are now open for orders between CSA shares!  Already finished your blueberries? Need some more zucchini? We still are picking blueberries and zucchini, and more. Going forward, for the weeks outside of your CSA share deliveries, you can now order produce and items for pickup at... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 18, 2020

Posted on July 15th, 2020
Well hello there, July!  After the long, drawn out months of late winter to spring, we are at last in summer; the season of combined growth and bounty. This month, we have been graced by the arrival of some delicious items, both cultivated and wild. Including the arrival of our new barn kittens!     This... read more »

Upick and we pick; we all pick BLUEBERRIES

Posted on June 27th, 2020
We have heard from some of our members hoping to come out our strawberry upick over the last few weeks. If you were one of those folks, believe me we were disheartened to turn everyone away who inquired. We just didn’t have enough strawberries this season to invite folks to come pick. Hoping for... read more »

First CSA Pickup: June 23rd

Posted on June 22nd, 2020
Welcome to the start of your full fruit CSA share, starting with the family favorite: strawberries.  There are a few details I wanted to make sure to point out on this first delivery, first of which being the option you see to swap or customize/confirm your share. For this delivery, we only have... read more »