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

Farm Happenings for September 3, 2021

Posted on August 30th, 2021
WHATS UP AT THE FARM: We're slowing down a bit with planting as we get closer and closer to fall.  The days get shorter and the time frame to get crops sown/planted narrows.  As we hit our last 10 hours of light per day also called the Persephone Period (at the beginning of November), crops... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 27, 2021

Posted on August 24th, 2021
It almost feels like fall is upon us!  The cool evenings and cloudy mornings are a nice reprieve from the hot, dry summer we've been having.  Some of the pumpkins and winter squash are almost ready to harvest?!  In August...  So early!  There are lots of new items available this... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 20, 2021

Posted on August 16th, 2021
New this week- CORN! It’s sweet corn time, woo hoo! We planted a new plot this season with sweet corn varieties, dry beans, winter squash, pumpkins and Fava beans. We use a method of companion planting called the Three Sisters that is a traditional Indigenous farming practice. It combines plant... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 13, 2021

Posted on August 10th, 2021
We’re in for another hot week! You may be wondering how we deal with these hot days while working outdoors. Well… Water- lots of water! Coconut water, sparkling water, watermelon, our delicious well water, electrolyte water, frozen water in the form of popsicles, smoothies, salads, running... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 6, 2021

Posted on August 2nd, 2021
As we pass into the heart of Summer it is crunch time for farmers to get any and all remaining fall crops seeded and in the ground, that means tons of bed preparation this week! We will be busy mowing, hoeing, raking, amending, composting, seeding and planting.  What's growing? This time of... read more »