Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms
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Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms

Farm Happenings for January 31, 2024

Posted on January 28th, 2024
This past week we finished the "micro nursery" , approximately 200 sq ft, and can warm the early flats to an ambient temperature that will facilitate germination of seed crops before a normal planting schedule. We can hold the seedlings in there until they are mature enough to handle the1 read more »

Farm Happenings for January 24, 2024

Posted on January 21st, 2024
Hello!   In about two weeks our Latitude Zone will finally meet the threshold of 10 hours of daylight needed by most plant life to activate photosynthesis and begin to size. (Today we are at 9 hours and 35 minutes). Meanwhile, some of the Leafy Greens like lettuces, kales and asian greens1 read more »

Farm Happenings for January 17, 2024

Posted on January 14th, 2024
Propagation begins in earnest next week, and we still need to accomplish infrastructure improvements in the nursery before that flurry of activity begins! We'll start the long term sweet potato slips and short term Microgreens this week, and I'm waiting for the disease test results f1 read more »

Farm Happenings for January 10, 2024

Posted on January 7th, 2024
Hello! We are excited to begin the New year with our first CSA distribution for Winter/ Spring 2024. Yes, I said Spring! January is a little dicey anyway, as we transition from fresh greens that were transplanted last October and Storage crops to the new growth that comes in mid March. Today we are1 read more »