Farm Happenings at Flat Tack & Sprout and Blossom Farm
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Farm Happenings at Flat Tack & Sprout and Blossom Farm

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Posted on January 30th, 2021
We're super excited about this seasons offerings. This season we’re partnering with Sprout and Blossom Farm and Farm and Pantry to expand our offerings, service area, and bring more fresh food to our community.  Why join early?   First, joining our farm share early allows us to better... read more »

Farm Happenings for November 20, 2020

Posted on November 16th, 2020
Greetings from Flat Tack Farm!  It's been a few weeks since our last share and we've been working hard getting all of the old crops out, planting garlic/shallots & crops in the green house, pulling tarps onto beds to keep them covered and healthy over the winter, inoculating beds with mushroom... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 29, 2020

Posted on October 26th, 2020
We can’t believe it’s the final week of our regular season CSA! This season has certainly flown by! At the farm we’ve had our first hard freeze and a lot of the plants are now done for the season. The next step is to either mow or cut them all out, compost them and then cover the beds... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 22, 2020

Posted on October 19th, 2020
It’s feeling a lot like fall out here at the farm. The tomatoes have died, things are starting to change colors, the rain is setting in and it’s much cooler. We are transitioning beds over to winterize and prepping for our garlic planting this week.  We’ve been preserving like... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 15, 2020

Posted on October 12th, 2020
We brought in more winter squash before the rains over the weekend.  Butternut squash, Tromboncino Squash (the winter version), Pie Pumpkins, Mongogo Guatemalan Pumpkins, and more!  They are curing in the green house to help harden the skin and sweeten the flavor.  This usually take 3-7... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 8, 2020

Posted on October 5th, 2020
We planted our final crops for this season last week- chard, beets, lettuces, and chicory (or winter lettuces).  Farm tasks have now switched to mowing and removing old crops, pulling out irrigation and prepping the beds for winter.  We will also be setting up some of our beds for garlic planting... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 1, 2020

Posted on September 28th, 2020
It’s almost October- So we thought we’d celebrate with this cute picture of our farm cat, Whiskey and our pumpkins! Autumn is our favorite season! The changing fall colors reminds us that it’s almost time to rest! It’s the final push right before the winter season sets in and... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 21

Posted on September 22nd, 2020
Greetings and salutations! It finally rained! The smoke is gone, but the tomatoes have erupted. I guess rain, like many things is a double edged sword. With more rain on the way we are hustling to harvest all the crops prone to cracking, bursting or spoiling such as: dry beans, winter squash, melons... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 17, 2020

Posted on September 14th, 2020
It's been a very long and smoky week!  With all of the wild fires around us, thankfully not too close, we've been covered in a smog cloud for over a week.  This shot was taken today around 11 am.  In my 4 years of farming in this area, 2 of those have been affected by wild fire smoke,... read more »