Farm Happenings at Gravel Road Farm
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Farm Happenings at Gravel Road Farm

Gravel Road Farm News August 6 2022

Posted on August 6th, 2022
Gravel Road Farm News, August 6 2022 Green beans will be in the box again this week, plus lots of the same amazing vegetables we’ve been having. The hot humid weather is ideal for certain plants. Melons are just about ready. There may be a few going out this week, but we are cautious so that1 read more »

Gravel Road Farm News July 30 2022

Posted on July 30th, 2022
Gravel Road Farm News, July 30 2022As August begins in two days, we are reminded that this is the busiest time of year for us. So much food, so much marketing and so much to eat. This week, we have enjoyed rice and beans with corn on the cob, tacos, broccoli au gratin, zucchini onion pie, and stuff1 read more »

Gravel Road Farm News July 23 2022

Posted on July 23rd, 2022
Gravel Road Farm News, July 23 2022The flower stand has had some success. Thank you all for spreading the word. Our daughter, (age 17) is making small $10 bouquets to sell at our roadside stand. The jars are recycled nut butter jars and jelly jars. Donations are welcome- there is a crate for them i1 read more »

Gravel Road Farm News, July 16 2022

Posted on July 16th, 2022
Gravel Road Farm News, July 16 2022 The season is humming along. We are in the thick of it! Weeds, harvesting, markets, family events, problem solving, sweating, bugs, hay making… We launched a new flower stand last week. We stocked it with bouquets made by our daughter. She is going on exch1 read more »

Gravel Road Farm News July 9 2022

Posted on July 9th, 2022
Snap peas are available again this week in the vegetable boxes. They only last for two weeks out of the summer, maybe three if we are lucky. Cauliflower this week is a special offering from our market friends, Lee Family Farm. They have been farming and selling at the Waupaca market longer than us,1 read more »

Farm Happenings for July 5, 2022

Posted on July 2nd, 2022
This week there will be bags of sugar snap peas available in the vegetable boxes. Eat the whole pod! This year we’ve had the biggest pea crop ever! Last year we learned that we could actually start them in the greenhouse and transplant them, which made for a nice full row, and this year we pl1 read more »

Farm Happenings for June 28, 2022

Posted on June 25th, 2022
Apologies for the late launch of this CSA box this week. Let’s just say that things don’t alway go as expected on the farm.  This week we finally have some kohlrabi for the boxes. The hot week really helped everything along. And now, today we had a beautiful gentle rain that did no1 read more »

Weathering the Storm- June 18th

Posted on June 18th, 2022
As we are preparing to launch our CSA for next Tuesday, we walk the fields after the farmers market to check the condition of all of the produce. We estimate the amount of bunches we can make from what we see. It takes practice, but you have to take into account the last time you harvested, the siz1 read more »

The CSA begins!

Posted on June 11th, 2022
We are excited to be starting the vegetable box delivery next week. We took a lot of time to think carefully about pushing all the deliveries back one week, because the weather was trending toward cool and wet conditions. This means our products are not sizing up as quick. We were also slightly lat1 read more »