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

Fifth Crow Flower Share Season is over and only 5 more weeks of produce to go!

Posted on October 13th, 2022
(above: dried flowers hanging in our drying shed ready for wreath season) We're officially in the final 5 countdown till our Produce Deliveries will take a hiatus for the Winter.  Hopefully we can go out with a bang.  Even though the peppers, tomatoes, strawberries, and raspberries are pr1 read more »

Customization Cutoff will be 8pm Thursday this week

Posted on October 6th, 2022
Hi Everyone- sorry to do this, but we will be traveling in the wee hours of Friday morning and I need to prep the harvest lists Thursday night this week.  This week only we will be moving the cutoff to 8pm.  If you really need to make alterations after that time, please e-mail csa@fifthcr1 read more »

Just 2 more weeks of Flower Shares, and only  7 more weeks of boxes!!

Posted on September 28th, 2022
Above: Finnley (she/her preferred) is one of 3 feral kittens we've been trying to trap on farm- her Mama and 2 siblings are still out and about.  She is settling in nicely over at our packout and we're hoping she'll stick around and join the rodent control team.   Just 2 more weeks o1 read more »

Farm News for September 17, 2022

Posted on September 14th, 2022
Above: Your Fall parsnips look very happy indeed... We'll start harvesting them to properly chill them soon.  (Parsnips don't get sweet without a couple weeks of cold weather.  Our climate is so warm that we have to pull and store them at near freezing in the cooler to fake some chilly fr1 read more »

And then there was a heat wave..

Posted on September 8th, 2022
Pictured above: Norman, our neighborhood Great Blue Heron, hunting gophers among the Little Gems Farm News:  We know we're lucky here on the Coast and that our temps have been way cooler than those of you inland... but we're really not used to it.  Plants, livestock, and people alike were1 read more »

Farm News for September 3, 2022

Posted on August 31st, 2022
We woke up Tuesday morning to cold crisp Fall like air.  Feels like the seasons are shifting.  Our lovely hens have responded to the shortening days by slowing down and starting to lay less.  The May-August Egg shares have ended.  We have 6 weeks left to our flower season before1 read more »

Farm Happenings for August 27, 2022

Posted on August 25th, 2022
Peppers are here!! Yum and they are sooo sweet and beautiful.  Glowing bright colors, I'm keeping an assortment decorating my counters at all times just to ogle now and again ;)   More and more apple varieties are coming in as well.  We are going to use those reusable mesh bags for a1 read more »

Farm News

Posted on August 17th, 2022
Pictured above: Our new bean thresher! Most bean combines and threshers are built for a massive scale and are extremely costly and not really scale appropriate, but this little beauty is just our size.  Our good friend and neighbor Ryan Casey of Blue House Farm managed to import 2 of these fro1 read more »

Farm Happenings for August 18, 2022

Posted on August 13th, 2022
Charlie proudly dragged home this astoundingly large zucchini.  Not sure what we'll use it for, perhaps a lawn ornament, perhaps an inanimate pet.  Either way it occupied a bit of his time trying to wheel, carry, and drag it home. read more »