Farm Happenings at Featherstone Farm
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Farm Happenings at Featherstone Farm

Welcome to our Winter Farm Share CSA Program!

Posted on October 27th, 2020
  Welcome to our Winter Farm Share CSA Program!  We'd like to thank you for being a member of our farm this season! This is the email you'll receive, every other Tuesday, the week before your delivery pickup week, which lets you know what veggies are in your share... read more »

This is the Last Summer Delivery! A thank you from Jack and us all!

Posted on October 16th, 2020
Greetings CSA Members- Featherstone Farm is named after the township west of Red Wing where my father’s ancestors homesteaded in the 1850s.  My great grandfather A.P. Anderson grew up on that homestead and farmed in Featherstone Township off and on throughout his long life.  In 1941... read more »

Abby on the End of the Season!

Posted on October 9th, 2020
Dear CSA Members, It seems like just yesterday we were putting two 40,000 square foot pieces of frost blanket out on our first succession of sweet corn to protect it from a late spring freeze. At that time we were working so hard to seed and plant and care for all the veggies that would wind up in your... read more »

End of the Season Reminders + Details, Please Read!

Posted on October 2nd, 2020
  Fall is here and it's time to review some end of the summer season reminders and details.  Please make sure to note the following:Last Summer Delivery Week:  We have 3 more weeks of delivery.  Our last summer deliveries are on October 21st + 22nd.  Please mark your calendars.Summer... read more »

Nathan on Gerardo's and the Farm's Good Fortune

Posted on September 25th, 2020
  Hello CSA members,   The other day I was driving past one of the on farm houses with a load of Red Kale on the back of my pickup when I heard a loud whistle come from the doorstep of the house. A smile crept across my face and I looked over to see Gerardo standing with a Coca Cola in his... read more »

Liam on the Fall Harvest!

Posted on September 18th, 2020
  Greetings CSA Members!     Your CSA box next week will be packed on the autumnal equinox—September 22nd—a date that marks the official end of summer and beginning of fall.  As we transition from the end of the growing season to the peak of fall harvest activities at... read more »

From Ignacio, on our Field Production Crew

Posted on September 11th, 2020
  Greetings CSA members,   My name is Ignacio and I recently sctarted working at Featherstone farm. Due to the pandemic that has affected all of us, I went through a few unexpected life changes. A few months back I was living in Senegal, West Africa working as a Peace Corps volunteer. Then... read more »

From Your Crop Manager Ben on the Dry Season this Summer!

Posted on September 4th, 2020
  Longtime readers of the Featherstone Farm CSA newsletter are no doubt very familiar with the effects of excessive rainfall on vegetable production.  Rain incubates and spreads the majority of bacterial and fungal pathogens.  So when it rains day after day and week after week, diseases... read more »

From Steph, Your Vine Crop Manager!

Posted on August 28th, 2020
Hello CSA Members, Lately I can feel the shift in seasons all around at Featherstone Farm. The harvesters are starting to pick the last group of watermelon and cantaloupe and and we are making plans to start picking winter squash over the next couple of weeks! Farmers are always a little ahead of most... read more »