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Farm Happenings at Frey Family Farm

Farm Happenings for October 13, 2021

Posted on October 10th, 2021
Good evening everyone; I am sorry to be so late in getting the harvest to you.  I attended my brother's oldest daughter's wedding in Chicago this weekend.  It has been a long time since I have seen most of my family, with COVID concerns being a part of all of our lives for well over a year... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 29, 2021

Posted on September 26th, 2021
Good morning everyone! The fall days this past week have provided us with beautiful sunrises, sunsets, skies and warm winds!  What a beautiful fall!   At last, carrots are coming ready!  Look for them in your selections, as well as mixed variety potatoes-- the seed potatoes from... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 22, 2021

Posted on September 18th, 2021
Good morning everyone; Rain!  And snow on the Mountain!  With rainy days, we have frost free nights, another bonus for our fall veggies!  It has been a long time coming for all of us.  I did enjoy what felt like a true summer this year, but welcoming fall! We are adding a new veggie... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 15, 2021

Posted on September 12th, 2021
Good morning everyone!  We are in Week 15 of 20 for our 2021 CSA, and we certainly feel the coming of Fall!  The light has changed in the garden, bringing more shadows and new tints to our vegetables!  Pollinators are out in force, as well as the last fervent efforts of wasps in the warmth... read more »

Flower Share Week 8

Posted on August 29th, 2021
  Hello friends! Here we are with week 8 upon us already! With the lovely cool weather, the flowers are producing like crazy and I can barely keep up with the harvest. Last week you saw a larger helping of dahlias in your shares, and you can expect more of that beauty again this week. I am especially... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 1, 2021

Posted on August 29th, 2021
Good morning everyone! Well, first frost of 2021 happened on August 26th, and another on August 28th.  This is the second year we have experienced frost in August!  We had just set out the hoops with frost protection as a shade lid the week before to get through our second heat wave. The protection... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 24, 2021

Posted on August 22nd, 2021
Hello friends, and welcome to week SEVEN! Here at Perigee, we are revelling in the absolute height of the flower season- everything is bursting and the field is an absolute riot of color! Dahlia deadheading has become a full time job and almost all of my varieties have started to bloom- it is especially... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 24, 2021

Posted on August 21st, 2021
Good evening everyone! These past two days seem to be a hint of the fall to come!  It has been a nice relief from the heat extremes of the past month. I will repeat part of the newsletter from last week for those who are receiving every other week shares.  Cabbage season is soon upon us! ... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 17, 2021

Posted on August 15th, 2021
Hello Friends, and welcome to WEEK SIX! The smoke and heat have had an effect on everyone here at Perigee Farm- the dogs are spending as much time as possible flat on our cool floors, and the farm animals are all moving a bit slower. My days have been spent keeping the plants and animals watered and... read more »