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

Farm Happenings for August 10, 2018

Posted on August 5th, 2018
Hello Friends It has finally stopped raining up here and that is a relief. Each week when I log into Harvie I have to make an estimation of what produce will be ready for the CSA boxes by Friday.  You have until Tuesday morning at 8 to decide, make changes etc amd then I download the pick list... read more »

Week 10 Summer Bounty!

Posted on July 29th, 2018
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 label... read more »

Week 9, ESF CSA Update

Posted on July 22nd, 2018
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 from... read more »

Week 8 ESF Update

Posted on July 15th, 2018
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. With... read more »

Farm Happenings July 13, 2018 + Drop Point Accuracy

Posted on July 8th, 2018
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 will... read more »

This is Growing Weather!

Posted on July 1st, 2018
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 exceptionally... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 29, 2018

Posted on June 24th, 2018
Hello Friends, Hard to believe that we are headed into Week 4 of the CSA. I hope that you are enjoying the variety and know that I too am looking forward to melon, pepper and tomato season.  The cabbages are also putting heads on now.  We have 2 more varieties of kale that will make appearances... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 22, 2018

Posted on June 17th, 2018
I'm finding that I enjoy writing to you on a Sunday morning when there's no pressure. I actually slept in today - and then was woken up by a chattering 7 year old Harper who just had to tell me all about her dream, which involved a Hollywood level of excitement. After that she and I headed out to the... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 15, 2018

Posted on June 10th, 2018
Hi Everyone I hope that you are enjoying working with the new Harvie platform this year - it's a dream come true for us, especially after last year...ahem.  If you need help please reach out to us through email or review the instructions that were sent to you. But don't call me because I'm still... read more »