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

Farm Happenings for July 10, 2020

Posted on July 6th, 2020
ADMIN Welcome to our Pop-Up Farm Stand! [If you are already a CSA member, please note that Farm Stand orders are not part of your full-season share, as these orders are for one-week paid-separate orders. You'll want to find your weekly customization email.] To Farm Stand subscribers, welcome welcome!... read more »

Happy July Harvest

Posted on July 6th, 2020
THE KIWI ARBOR Many of you have asked me about the shady arbor over the Veggie Shed. Yes, it produces fruit! The fruit is hanging heavy now; it will be ready in September. It is a Northern Hardy Kiwi. It is the topic of my latest Mother Earth News blog; read it here.  QUICK SUMMER SALADS... read more »

Farm Stand Farm Happenings for July 3, 2020

Posted on July 1st, 2020
Welcome to Farm Stand for one-time share orders! Please text me--Ilene--at 301-461-6575 when you get to the farm or find me when you arrive. Bring a tote for your veggies and a mask to wear. Friday 2pm-4pm pickup. Text me with any questions. REMEMBER: Farm Stand is not for CSA members who already have... read more »

Cucumbers Grow Their Own Sun Umbrellas

Posted on June 29th, 2020
ADMIN: Please read the board in the Veggie Shed. It is the key to our self-serve honor system. Try to do all your swapping during customization, so we can harvest accurately. Ask Phil or I before you swap anything in the Veggie Shed. We always have extra lettuce, but sometimes a crop is limited (like... read more »

A Happy Harvest

Posted on June 24th, 2020
Farm Happening June 26 Happy to open up the CSA to Farm Stand customers for a Friday pickup this week. Welcome! PLEASE NOTE: If you are currently a CSA member, do not place a Farm Stand order.  WHAT’S GROWING ON Summer squash is a classic summer crop. I marinated a big yellow patty pan... read more »

The long days of summer are here

Posted on June 21st, 2020
ADMIN: Please read the blackboard for important notes when you are in the Veggie Shed. What’s Growing On As we officially check in to summertime, the garden knows it. Our patch of onions relies on these longest days around the summer solstice to bulb up into big round onions. We will harvest... read more »

Sweet Potato Planting

Posted on June 15th, 2020
Admin reminders: No need to sign up on a SignupGenius for a timeslot. Farm pickup times are Thursday or Friday 9am-7pm (if necessary Saturday). Please cross your name off when you find your list in the Veggie Shed. We make sure there are veggies waiting for you, and if you don't cross off your... read more »

Is it the second week of June already?

Posted on June 7th, 2020
SOME LOGISTICS PICKUP TIMES: Thurs or Fri, 9a-7pm (plus Saturdays til 5pm if necessary, as a backup plan)No need to sign up for a pickup time anymore. The SignupGenius was to initially spread everyone out, due to COVID. It worked. Keep your time or come another time that works for you.  HARVIE... read more »

Kohlrabi and Kim Chi

Posted on May 31st, 2020
Kohlrabi I usually greet CSA members on the first day with samples of kohlrabi, because new members have rarely tasted it before. I’m sorry I couldn’t do samples this year due to COVID, but I hope you will give kohlrabi a try! Here’s a bit about it: Kohlrabi is a purple alien-looking... read more »