Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms
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Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms

Farm Happenings for June 29, 2022

Posted on June 26th, 2022
Good morning!   About 8 years ago, I attended an organic conference in East Lansing. In his opening remarks, the keynote speaker talked about the 15 year forecast calling for longer, hotter droughts, heavier rain and storm events. The subject was preparing the soil structure and the... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 22, 2022

Posted on June 19th, 2022
Summer officially begins on Tuesday, June 21, at 5:13 A.M., and our Summer production has already begun! We don't have enough cherry tomatoes to offer the public at large yet, but I am sending some to our institutional customers this week. It seems that every fruiting category from cucumbers to melons... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 15, 2022

Posted on June 13th, 2022
Hello!   As I prepared the emails and menu for the week my computer froze up with no solution, but to let it unwind overnight. Let me move forward and get this published!   This week I am at the Family Fare parking lot in Eaton Rapids on Wednesday at 12:00 noon, and the Allen Street Farmers... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 8, 2022

Posted on June 5th, 2022
  We are still transplanting  outside for Summer harvests, as we are still a little behind our normal crop schedule. This will be a very productive week; all the Brassicas are in and we begin to finish the leafy greens within days. We still start the Baby Lettuces and 70 heads of Romaine... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 4, 2022

Posted on June 1st, 2022
Alanna has pledged about 8 more hours of valuable assistance before she leaves for her Summer Dream Job. Riley is back seeding our flats in the nursery, and hasn't missed a mojo beat. Three of our former student helpers will graduate from Springport High School next week, and then the following... read more »