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Farm Happenings for October 15, 2019

Posted on October 11th, 2019 by Sarah Rider

 Here we are, beginning Week 42 of 2019 and we've got a full 20 weeks of CSA behind us. That means just 6 weeks to go of the main season share. In the past few weeks, we've been working on something brand-new to us, and we're excited to share the details with you! This winter we'll be offering a Winter CSA, which will go from December through early spring (likely mid-March). The share will consist of cold-hardy cooking greens like kale and chard, along with lots of tender salad greens from the high tunnels. Members can also expect roots like carrots, beets, turnips, radishes, potatoes, sweet potatoes and more, along with butternut squash and alliums like garlic, scallions and onions. 

You'll receive more details about the Winter CSA very soon! In the meantime, we hope you're enjoying all the delicious bounty that the fall has to offer. 

This past week at the farm was bittersweet as we are saying goodbye to Addison, our awesome pack shed manager. Many of you know her as the face of the Farm Stand and the CSA pick up! Addison came out all the way from Washington and is now headed back home. She has been an incredible asset to the Flying Plow Farm team this season -- the walk-in cooler was always tidy and veggies perfectly clean because of Addison! We are so grateful for the time that she spent here and wish her the best as she travels home. Thank you, Addison!

Mark your calendars for Wild for Salmon at the farm!

Wild for Salmon will be here on Saturday, October 26th from 10 am to noon. Place an order online through the buying club for the best selection, or buy off the truck while they're here! **UPDATE: Ordering is now open!**

U-pick Update:  Flying Plow U-pick hours:  Tuesday through Friday: daylight hours Saturday: sun-up to noon

The crop list and limits fluctuate through the week. Please visit the u-pick board in the farm stand to confirm limits, etc. U-pick is exclusively for CSA members and limits are per share, not person picking.

Bring bags and/or containers to hold your veggies (if you forget there are always some in the Farm Stand!). There are also clippers available in the Farm Stand for your use. Please leave your dogs at home. 

Beans - Green and yellow beans are ready! Limit 1 quart

Hot Peppers - there are signs in the field explaining which varieties are ready for picking! - Jalapeno - pick green & crinkly; Serrano - pick green or red; Cayenne - pick green or red (best when red); Garden Salsa - pick green; Jersey Long Hots - pick green    --- Limit - a few handfuls of peppers

Cherry Tomatoes - Limit 1 pint