Farm Happenings at Fiddlehead Farm
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Farm Happenings at Fiddlehead Farm

Summer's last hurrah

Posted on August 26th, 2018
I'm super excited to be sending out cantaloups this week! For those of you with kids going back to school, it's a great taste of summer before they catch the bus again. Seasonality is such an interesting concept - we'll have lots of "summer" tastes available all the way into October. It's true that some... read more »

Don't be shy to swaparoo!

Posted on August 19th, 2018
As we progress through the season, I love how I can put limited quantities of certain crops at the end of the list. That way if you don't like beets, you'll get something else. You can also see them in the swap list, and can add them in if you like. So keep an eye on the swappable items that aren't in... read more »

Return of the Brassicas

Posted on August 12th, 2018
This week we're sending out the first of our Arugula. The plant family known as Brassicaceae is more commonly know as the mustard family, and flea beetles happen to be especially fond of them. We prefer to wait until their populations naturally die back late July before planting many of our mustard crops. Last... read more »

Tidying up the fields

Posted on August 5th, 2018
There's something very satisfying about tidying up. With the bulk of our field transplanting starting to slow down, we're able to give a bit more time to garden maintenance. I got in the better part of the day on Thursday with "Tuff", our little in row cultivator. In this picture I'm going over the pathways... read more »