Farm Happenings at Farmer Joe's Gardens
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Farm Happenings at Farmer Joe's Gardens

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 13

Posted on June 26th, 2020
According to the USDA, food waste is estimated at between 30-40 percent of the food supply in the United States. The US has a goal for 2030 to reduce our nation's food waste by 50%. Around the farm, we are working every day to minimize food waste because we know how much goes into producing every crop.... read more »

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 14

Posted on June 22nd, 2020
  Just looking for a breeze as the heatwave wraps around us this week. I am thankful that I'm not covered in feathers - that's it, look for the positive! 90s in the fields stunts plant development and browns out new growth, and it sets us back some. Since 1994, water conservation is an ever-present... read more »

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 15

Posted on June 12th, 2020
  It's been a gentle and sunny week on the farm this past week, the farm where I grew up out there on the edge of the city. The picture with everyone smiling from under their masks is a bit of a celebration for the farm team. We are a couple of weeks in and feeling good with the routine. ... read more »

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 16

Posted on June 4th, 2020
It's been a humid and sunny week on the farm this past week, the farm where I grew up out there on the edge of the city. My boys are counting down the days until they finish with distance learning. At the end of the school year, I would typically expect to see bulging backpacks coming home not to be... read more »