Farm Happenings at House in the Woods Farm
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Farm Happenings at House in the Woods Farm

Winter farming, winter greens

Posted on December 6th, 2021
Farmers and farm take a bit of a winter's rest to prepare for the upcoming season. There is more time for rest. Still, we keep working preparing the beds for the next season, planning crops, ordering seeds, fixing equipment and tending to a winter garden. We work less but still grow winter greens for... read more »

Farm Happening for November 22

Posted on November 22nd, 2021
It’s the final week of Fall Extension CSA!  Thank you for participating in our first ever Fall CSA. Let me know how you liked it.  This week pickups will be Thursday, Friday or Saturday. Happy Thanksgiving! I have enjoyed hearing your plans of dishes prepared with House in the... read more »

Farm Happening for November 15, 2021

Posted on November 15th, 2021
ADMIN Last Fall Extension CSA is next week, November 25-27! You may pick up Thursday through Saturday. If you would rather double this week and skip next week, please contact Ilene by tomorrow night (Nov 16) to arrange.  Emails are coming soon about auto-renewals for 2022! Thank you for your patience... read more »

Farm Happening for November 8, 2021

Posted on November 8th, 2021
Admin--Last CSA is 11/25.  Last CSA pickup of the season is Thanksgiving weekend--Thursday November 25-27. Come Thursday or Friday or Saturday. Some families are planning to bring extended family to visit the farm. You are welcome to do this. Or reschedule that delivery for November 18, even if... read more »

Farm Happening for November 1, 2021

Posted on November 1st, 2021
Happy November harvest!  The fall extension on the farm is a special time. You get to enjoy the farm in autumn and the change of the seasons, from the scenery to the crops. Crops that rely on warmth start to slow down, like tomatoes and soon eggplant and ripening peppers. UPick flowers are on borrowed... read more »

Farm Happening for October 25, 2021

Posted on October 25th, 2021
WHAT’S GROWING ON Oh don’t miss out on the delicate white sweet Hakurei salad turnips. And the bountiful crisp napa cabbages. Coming up in the next couple weeks are bok choy and tatsoi. Did you know our sweet potatoes and butternut squash are heirloom varieties? That’s one of the reasons... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 18, 2021

Posted on October 18th, 2021
October 18, 2021 Farm Happening Fall Extension-- Diggin It The sweet potato dig went well. Better than average yield on these rows. Thank you to those who joined us, I hope you had fun treasure hunting in the soil! Sorry we couldn’t do a weekend dig this year. With all the September rain, we... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 14, 2021

Posted on October 11th, 2021
DIGGIN SWEET POTATO Join us Friday between 10am-1pm for some sweet potato diggin. It's like easy treasure hunting, the tractor brings them to the surface and loosens the soil. All ages welcome. There might be some tractor watching too. Message me if you want a schedule update on Friday 301-461-6575.  WHAT'S... read more »

Welcome to the Fall Extension of our farm shares! PLEASE READ THE ADMIN ANNOUNCEMENTS

Posted on October 3rd, 2021
ADMIN BE AWARE OF YOUR FALL PAYMENT PLAN You may see a charge bump for this first week of Fall Extension. If you put down 25% of the Fall Extension, expect another 25% charge this Thursday, then back to your weekly usual charge that spreads out the balance over all remaining weeks. Other payment... read more »