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Farm Happenings at Jenny Jack Farm

Farm Happenings for third week of September

Posted on September 14th, 2019
This heat just won't let up! It's been a big challenge to get fall crops established when we continuously have temps in the mid to upper 90s. Carrots need lower temps to germinate well so the ones we seeded several weeks ago will have to be re-seeded, meaning the harvest will be delayed till November... read more »

Farm Happenings for second week of September, 2019

Posted on September 7th, 2019
Even though the temperatures STILL don't indicate a change in seasons, we are slowly feeling the hope of fall in the shorter days and the change in food that's on the horizon. Sweet potatoes are ready for your shares this week! Tulsi was delighted to pull a few out of the ground. We'll also have radishes,... read more »

Farm Happenings for first week of September, 2019

Posted on September 3rd, 2019
It's still feels very much like summer but we are planting like crazy for fall! We started digging the first of the sweet potatoes last week, which will be cured and ready for your shares next week! It's an exciting time of transition to different crops and hopefully sooner than later, cooler weather.... read more »

Farm Happenings for first week of September, 2019

Posted on September 1st, 2019
It's still feels very much like summer but we are planting like crazy for fall! We started digging the first of the sweet potatoes last week, which will be cured and ready for your shares next week! It's an exciting time of transition to different crops and hopefully sooner than later, cooler weather.... read more »

Farmers On Vacay!

Posted on August 16th, 2019
We have ventured off the farm to city of Chicago this week! Tulsi has experienced her first plane ride, train ride, and zoo experience so far! Our good friends Jane and Will had a baby boy 6 weeks ago and we wanted to come meet little Alder. It has been good timing to escape this intense heat wave that's... read more »

Planting for Fall

Posted on August 2nd, 2019
Fall planting used to catch us by surprise, but by now ( this is our 13th season) we are well into the rhythm of the planting cycles for our climate. As the days start to get shorter, the timing of starting fall crops mid to late summer is imperative. Plants growth is dramatically decreased by the shorter... read more »