Week 10 Summer Bounty!
Hello Friends When we were at the farmer's market yesterday in Mt. Pleasant it occurred to us that we need to add more tables to accommodate the variety of items that we have now. And more are coming! Tomatoes and some of the early peppers will make an appearance this week. For now I will lab1 read more »
Week 9, ESF CSA Update
Hello Friends, Working on the farm has been hot the past few weeks, and the best solution for that is lots of water and good hat. And keeping busy - which is not a problem around here. The picture this week is one of my daughter Harper helping me in the greenhouse to prepare cuttings fr1 read more »
Week 8 ESF Update
Hello Friends Hard to belive but we are heading into week 8 already! I was just up at the tomato house this morning, hoping, but more like gauging how much time I'll need tomorrow to prune and clip the plants. The entire crop is trellised in our newest house, which is a 30' x 96' structure. W1 read more »
Farm Happenings July 13, 2018 + Drop Point Accuracy
Hello Friends Yesterday's Deliveries to DC and MD were not as smooth as I would have liked. We were short on eggs at Mt. Rainier and it's on us. I have been doing the deliveries myself thus far but am out of town this weekend and there was a mixup....obviously. I am very sorry and we wi1 read more »
This is Growing Weather!
I was talking with an old farmer recently and we looked over his massive fields on a hot and humid day - and he remarked, "This is growing weather!" I know it's terribly hot for us right now - blazing sun, almost no wind or breeze and long days. It's an annual heat wave and this year is excep1 read more »