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

Farm Happening for Sept 27th

Posted on September 27th, 2021
News: It’s fall y’all! Last week we celebrated the fall equinox. On the equinox most places experience 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours darkness. After the Equinox we enter into Fall where days become shorter than nights. Last week we also had the full Harvest Moon. It’s no coincidence... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 24, 2021

Posted on September 20th, 2021
What's new? We're getting Squashed! This past week we harvested the first wave of winter squash; a delicious mix of red kuri, acorn, delicata, butternut, carnival, and trombocino squash. Harvest Tip! When trying to determine weather or not a squash is ready to take there are a few indicators to look... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 17, 2021

Posted on September 13th, 2021
What's New? Tomatoes for Days! Typically in farming high temperatures are a blessing. However, this year's excessive heat seems to have added enough stress to put off the ripening process until the last couple of weeks. As such, we are very nearly swimming in tomatoes now!  We also have tomato... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 10, 2021

Posted on September 7th, 2021
What's New? It's fresh hop season! Three years ago we planted these rhizomatic monsters, an assortment of Willamette, Cascade, Chinook and Nugget hops. Now, after a couple of seasons establishing themselves, we have been treated to a bountiful crop of pungent, resinous flowers. Yesterday we harvested... read more »