Farm Happenings at Fifth Crow Farm
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Farm Happenings at Fifth Crow Farm

Farm News for this week

Posted on October 25th, 2020
Our CSA Flower Shares have ended.  We've now shifted gears to start on custom orders for dried floral wreaths and dried bouquets (which are being offered as extras this week).  Throughout the season we dry floral material that we turn into beautiful arrangements during the Fall and Winter. ... read more »

Farm News for October 24, 2020

Posted on October 22nd, 2020
This weekend will mark the end of our 2020 Flower Shares.  Next Monday we shift gears to start on custom orders for dried floral wreaths and dried bouquets.  Throughout the season we dry floral material that we turn into beautiful arrangements during the Fall and Winter.  Each wreath is... read more »

Farm News for October 15, 2020

Posted on October 11th, 2020
It's that time of year... Our baby chicks (next year's layer hens) just arrived.  Hard to beat the cuteness of day old chicks.  We're pulling up the mulch and irrigation on the strawberry patch to ready it to be tilled in and the greenhouse is being prepped to plant out our Ranunculus and Anemones. ... read more »

Farm New for Oct. 8th

Posted on October 4th, 2020
A little inspiration in otherwise depressing times- pictured above: Dahlias blooming in our storage container. No water since last Fall, barely any light, no soil... Life is surprisingly resilient :)  7 Weeks to go till the end of the 2020 CSA Season! Our season is noticeably winding down. ... read more »

Farm News for October 3, 2020

Posted on October 1st, 2020
This Week's Featured Apples: Golden Delicious- "is neither golden or delicious after 6 months in storage" says one of our Mentors, Orin Martin, of UCSC's Farm.  BUT... fresh off the tree, it doesn't even look like the same apple. Try an old standby that hasn't been stored for months and see what... read more »

Farm New for this week

Posted on September 28th, 2020
We're bringing in a lot of the winter squash this week!  Making delicata available this week (just cooked some and it's delicious!)  That said all the winter squash will continue to sweeten over the coming weeks, so don't feel any guilt in enjoying their beauty as a festive Fall table decoration... read more »

Thank You For Donating

Posted on September 24th, 2020
It's been a few weeks since the CZU Fire Complex and we're lucky to say that things are beginning to return to normal. With the fire being just a few short miles away, we feel incredibly grateful to have a farm to return to. Our hearts go out to our neighbors who have lost much and are amazed by their... read more »

Farm News for September 26th & 27th

Posted on September 24th, 2020
We're in the final 10 countdown for this CSA season!  Only 9 weeks left... Don't worry we'll let you know as soon as we set up registration for next season. A couple notes about products this week: Seckel Pears (pictured above)- We have a number of Seckel pear trees and the fruit is incredibly... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 24, 2020

Posted on September 21st, 2020
We're in the final 10 countdown for this CSA season!  Only 9 weeks left... Don't worry we'll let you know as soon as we set up registration for next season.  A couple notes about products this week: Seckel Pears (pictured above)- We have a number of Seckel pear trees and the fruit is incredibly... read more »