Farm Happenings at Featherstone Farm
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Farm Happenings at Featherstone Farm

From James and Our Warehouse!

Posted on August 7th, 2020
  Good morning all! My name is James, and I am the Warehouse Coordinator at Featherstone Farm. I am writing from my desk this morning trying to compose my thoughts after sending out our largest wholesale order of the year, barely fitting into 2 semi-trailers, a straight truck, and a sprinter Van.... read more »

From Ellen, Our Direct Seed Crop Manager!

Posted on July 31st, 2020
  Thank you for choosing to be a part of the Featherstone CSA this year. Your support helps us in so many ways. I have had a lot of time on the tractor lately as I finished the final planting of the 15 acres of carrots we grow, and have spent much of that time reflecting on the year. To say the... read more »

Nathan on Warm Weather Crops and the Harvest

Posted on July 24th, 2020
  The farm is entering an exciting transition period over the next coming weeks. As early crops like Zuchinni, Spring Beets, and Lettuce slow down, our warm weather crops ramp up. Sweet watermelons, and juicy tomatoes are looking healthy and hearty in the field. It won’t be long before we... read more »

Abby on our Field Production Crew and Your Weekly Veggies!

Posted on July 17th, 2020
Thank you for choosing to be part of our CSA this year. As the leader of the production team here at Featherstone, I really love seeing the crops we've been working so hard on going into your boxes. We love hearing your feedback and knowing the work we do is appreciated and the food we grow is being... read more »

A Note from Farmer Jack on the Season and our World

Posted on July 10th, 2020
  Greetings CSA Members! Shelby’s wonderful writing in last week’s newsletter was, for me, the perfect antidote to the kind of semi-frantic, all-over-the-map kind of thinking I’ve been doing over the past several weeks, even months.   Shelby reminds all of us- especially... read more »

Week 3: Shelby on a Day's Harvest

Posted on July 3rd, 2020
  There are some details about farm work that slip away when you are far from it. I did not plan to be back at Featherstone this summer, but coronavirus disrupted plans. My day job as a graduate student is now done over Zoom, compressed for the moment into two-dimensions. I wanted my old job back,... read more »

Week 2: Full Swing around the Farm!

Posted on June 26th, 2020
  Greetings CSA members!  After a whirlwind of a spring, life on the farm is finally arriving to some form of normalacy here at Featherstone. We're excited to be back into the full swing of the season. The hustle and bustle of tractors and trucks zipping around the field in some beautiful... read more »

It's the Start of your Summer Farm Share!

Posted on June 19th, 2020
Welcome to our summer farm share program!  We're excited to say that we've sold out of our summer shares earlier than any other season before...and we're so happy to have you as one of our members! Here at Featherstone we're all doing well and we hope you are, too.  With so much unknown and... read more »

Our Farm's (Evolving) Response to COVID-19

Posted on March 30th, 2020
Greetings Featherstone Farm Community! What a world we are living in now, and how it has changed in the past 10 days.  What will it look like in another 10?   I don’t think any of us can say with any confidence whatsoever. What I can say with some degree of optimism, however,... read more »