Farm Happenings at Earth Spring Farm CSA
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Farm Happenings at Earth Spring Farm CSA

Farm Happenings for June 21 & 22, 2024

Posted on June 16th, 2024
Friends  Couple of admin things here:  Your CSA memberships renewed automatically.  Like I wrote a few days ago via email, if you do not want to continue your CSA membership with Earth Spring then you can email the fine folks at Harvie and tell them that you want off this crazy trai1 read more »

Farm Happenings for June 14 & 15, 2024

Posted on June 9th, 2024
Friends, It's been a lovely weekend, we celebrated my eldest's birthday and the air quality was 10/10.  The plants are beautiful and we are preparing for the coming heat next weekend by watering keeping an eye on the plants for stress.  Scallions are back this week as well as red kale and1 read more »

Farm Happenings for June 7 & 8, 2024

Posted on June 2nd, 2024
Friends, The Drive-By Truckers are touring this year. I just bought tickets for the show in Philly in October. In other news the plants are moving along.  Zucchini plants are almost visibly growing and I am pushing the cucumbers and tomatoes with liquid fertilizer and creative pruning...I want1 read more »

Farm Happenings for May 31 & June 1, 2024

Posted on May 26th, 2024
Hi Everyone, With this heat we see a few changes, Water Cress is finally throwing flowers up which means it's getting more bitter than most of our taste buds can appreciate. Now we will clean the creek of it's stems and roots but it will be back in the fall for another harvest. Romaine lettuce, Fre1 read more »

Farm Happenings for May 24 & 25, 2024

Posted on May 19th, 2024
Hello Everyone, Looks like a break in the rain is here, which is a welcome change.  Walking around the farm this evening and the trees, flowers and produce (and song birds) were all looking grateful for the sun.  Lots of fresh lettuce coming this week, as well as mustard greens, chinese b1 read more »

Farm Happenings for May 17 & 18, 2024

Posted on May 12th, 2024
Hello Everyone, Hope that Mother's Day was amazing for you all - the clouds parted here and we had a seldom seen event called Sunshine, (and on Saturday the market was unexpectedly sunny in Mount Pleasant.)  This may seem insignificant but here at the farm, a half a day or more of sunshine mea1 read more »

Farm Happenings for May 10, 2024

Posted on May 6th, 2024
Good Morning Everyone, Sorry for the late setup, yesterday was a little crazy. I was out the door at 5am to get my kiddo and her mom to Dulles so they can compete in an international wind turbine competition in Minneapolis.  She has been competing for 4 years now and this is the second time sh1 read more »

Farm Happenings for May 3 & 4, 2024

Posted on April 28th, 2024
Hi Everyone, The good news is that the next 3 days will see high temps that will dry out the fields and make the crops grow very quickly.  But it's still April, and it's going to be 90.  I'm not a big fan. A few new items for this week: rhubarb, asparagus, and murasaki sweet potatoes (whi1 read more »

Farm Happenings for April 26& 27, 2024

Posted on April 21st, 2024
 Friends, Welcome new CSA members! Thanks for signing up - friendly reminders: rinse and return your milk bottles and yes we want those boxes back.  Remember this is the sparsest part of the season - tomatoes are growing now as well as cucumber seedlings going into the greenhouse this wee1 read more »