Farm Happenings at Featherstone Farm
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Farm Happenings at Featherstone Farm

Savoring Summer on the Farm!

Posted on July 26th, 2019
For six or seven seasons now I have been writing to you giving small updates of life on the farm. I once had farming explained to me as less of a pure circular rotation, and more of a corkscrew, meaning that in every rotation you find yourself in a similar, but assuredly different place.  I notice... read more »

Sweet Corn Season is On!

Posted on July 19th, 2019
As a member of our farm, you get the first taste of our very best.  First cucumbers of the season, first zucchini, peppers and, yes, the first sweet corn!  The first July sweet corn is exceptionally hard to grow, as the European corn borer and corn earworms are most pesky this time of year.... read more »

Hello July Harvest!

Posted on July 12th, 2019
July is an extremely busy season, with many of our spring farm jobs, like seeding and planting, overlapping with our weeding and cultivating of plants already out in the fields.  Of course, harvest is in full swing, too, and with the cold, wetter than average spring behind us, we're excited to be... read more »

A Week in the Life of Your CSA Farm Share

Posted on July 5th, 2019
Thursday it all begins.  Nathan, our operations manager and crop allocater, scouts the crops and walks the fields, assessing what is ready for harvest and, with more difficulty, how much yield is going to come off a bed of carrots or a field of cabbage.   On Friday, based on what is available... read more »