Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms
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Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms

Farm Happenings for August 31, 2022

Posted on August 28th, 2022
A friend of mine sent me a research paper out of Cornell University comparing small farm organic practices to large operations that supply large food hubs and big box stores that want a piece of that large demand for nutritious, "Organic" Produce. Intuitively I know the difference because I have... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 24, 2022

Posted on August 21st, 2022
The shorter day lengths and cooler nights suggest that change is coming! This week we begin to convert the eight 90' beds in "C" hoop house for fall and winter production of Asian Greens for Salad Mix, and and all of our varieties of Baby Lettuce for colder weather Salad Mixes. The cool weather cabbage... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 17, 2022

Posted on August 14th, 2022
One more week and our main body of Student Workers will be headed for the classroom. Last week we put new plastic on one of the big hoop houses. We should finish covering a new medium sized hoop on early this week, and then we are none with all six, just in time for the fall transplants!   The... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 10, 2022

Posted on August 7th, 2022
Beginning Monday September 12, I hope to have my online farm stand up and running where I can post "extras" left over from our weekly CSA distributions that are facilitated by Harvie, my online inventory manager. Until then , all I can do is take them to the markets, as a surprise  to all.... read more »