Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms
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Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms

Farm Happenings for December 18, 2021

Posted on December 15th, 2021
Hello!   For any of our past workers who have Final Exams this week, Good luck! I'll be working on minor repairs to the minimal damage we sustained in the wind Saturday, and then prepping the soil in "E" house for Spinach transplants next March.. That's a lot easier than cramming for exams! And... read more »

Farm Happenings for December 15, 2021

Posted on December 12th, 2021
Hello!   For any of our past workers who have Final Exams this week, Good luck! I'll be working on minor repairs to the minimal damage we sustained in the wind Saturday, and then prepping the soil in "E" house for Spinach transplants next March.. That's a lot easier than cramming for exams! And... read more »

Farm Happenings for December 11, 2021

Posted on December 8th, 2021
Good morning!   One of my news-feeds reported a shortage of maple syrup (80% of U.S. consumption comes from Canada) and Fresh Produce in the nation's supermarkets. I don't sell maple syrup, but can refer the consumer to several local sources, and I certainly know a local supplier of... read more »

Farm Happenings for December 9, 2021

Posted on December 5th, 2021
Good morning!   One of my news-feeds reported a shortage of maple syrup (80% of U.S. consumption comes from Canada) and Fresh Produce in the nation's supermarkets. I don't sell maple syrup, but can refer the consumer to several local sources, and I certainly know a local supplier of... read more »

Farm Happenings for December 4, 2021

Posted on December 1st, 2021
When we bring in a new farm helper and review what and why we do the things we do to prepare for the coming winter solstice, we start with the question, "What is the greatest enemy of cultivated plant crops"? (The answer is WIND)! The response may be lack of water, below freezing temperatures, snow,... read more »