Farm Happenings at Flying Plow Farm
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Farm Happenings at Flying Plow Farm

Farm News & Happenings, May 23rd, 2020

Posted on May 23rd, 2020
Welcome to the start of a new season! This is our 11th year and what a spring to welcome in our 2nd decade. We definitely feel the weight of the moment and our place in the food supply. It has been both exhilarating and exhausting to try to keep up.  However, our crew is probably the best we have... read more »

CSA starts next week!

Posted on May 18th, 2020
Hi all,  Please stay tuned this week....there will likely be multiple emails coming from us as we gear up for the start of the CSA season next week. We are still making major adjustments in how we  interact with one another, so we are asking for your patience and flexibility as we iron out... read more »

Final WINTER share this week

Posted on March 22nd, 2020
This week is scheduled to be the final share of the WINTER season. The MAIN SEASON share is set to begin the final week of May.  Typically, April is our lowest month of production, so we chose to air on the side of caution and build in a few weeks of down time in our harvest schedule. These 6-8... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 20, 2020

Posted on March 13th, 2020
With everything that's going on right now in the world, being outside at the farm feels like a safe haven. We are grateful to be able to grow healthy, nourishing food for our community, especially during these times. There aren't many words that feel relevant to share this week, so I will keep this very... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 13, 2020

Posted on March 6th, 2020
'Tis the season for welcoming animals to the farm: a new flock of hens is here, and it's Flying Plow's largest to date! 400 egg-laying ladies moved into a fresh, brand-new chicken coop this week. Using the tractor, the large coop will be moved easily around the farm, giving the hens access to fresh grass... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 6, 2020

Posted on February 28th, 2020
We welcomed two new draft horses to the farm, Champ and Peanut Butter (aka Petey)! This duo will work both as a team and with Rocky, the blonde Haflinger who many of you have seen at the farm. It's almost time for our main team of Belgians, Toad and Lady, to retire. Champ and Petey will take over much... read more »

Farm Happenings for February 28, 2020

Posted on February 20th, 2020
You'll see 'Winter Kale' on the share list this week, and it should hang around for a couple of weeks. This kale is by the pound and it's from the field, so it's extra sweet. It has been through lots of frosts at this point in the winter, so you'll notice the leaves are a bit yellow around the edges.... read more »

Farm Happenings for February 21, 2020

Posted on February 14th, 2020
It has been so warm this winter that we haven't needed to cover the crops in the high tunnels. Usually if the temperature dips below 20 degrees at night we will pull row cover over the delicate lettuces, radishes, arugula, and others. Tonight the low is projected around 15, so everyone was tucked in... read more »

Farm Happenings for February 14, 2020

Posted on February 7th, 2020
Winter Share Week 10! It hardly seems possible that we've reached Week 10 of the winter share! This week we're prepping the seedling house for the first crops of the season. We are setting up heat mats and fans to get the space ready for starting onions, leeks, scallions, parsley...Pretty soon the house... read more »