Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms
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Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms

Farm Happenings for September 30, 2020

Posted on September 27th, 2020
Hello!!   As we approach our winter CSA season that begins November 1, a couple things come to mind. First, I am very grateful for the increase in business activity, thank you. Next, when you talk about CSA activity in the winter, careful planning and experience is crucial.   Inherent in... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 23, 2020

Posted on September 20th, 2020
Good Morning!   The killer frost Saturday Morning completely changed our schedule and menu.. The lettuce and spinach survived, but other than the kales and brussels sprouts, if it was outside, it's pretty much done. Of particular note, the sweet potato vines are now black. This is important... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 16, 2020

Posted on September 13th, 2020
Two and a half inches of rain in the last ten days sure cured a lot of problems. The cool nights and plentiful rain in September is fairly predictable as are the shortening hours of daylight. The cool temps favor most late season crops, but dwindling daylight hours also slows growth down!   This... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 9, 2020

Posted on September 6th, 2020
Hello! Our Winter CSA is only 7 weeks away! I'll flesh out the menu soon enough, but we will grow 9 or ten items fresh in the big  hoops, an occasional surprise harvest like scallions, carrots, and beets from the caterpillar tunnels when weather permits, and combine these fresh items with storage... read more »