Farm Happenings at Kilt Farm
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Farm Happenings at Kilt Farm

First snow in the hills means that the farming season shifts to fall.

Posted on September 13th, 2019
I woke up on Tuesday morning and the brief glints of sun on the mountains verified the the first snow has fallen. While I am sure it has all melted off by now, it is a sure sign that the season is shifting to fall.  At the farm fall brings us onions, garlic, potatoes winter squash, radicchios,... read more »

Pepper paradise at the farm as the seasons change

Posted on September 6th, 2019
Happy September! Over the past week we have seen some record breaking temperatures here at the farm. We have been hustling to take care of ourselves, harvest like mad, all the while preparing for fall. Fall is coming, at least by the calendar if not by the temperature. Our peppers are completely blowing... read more »

The turning of a season

Posted on August 30th, 2019
In the farming world, the doorway to fall is not the kids going back to school and the leaves changing. It's the harvest of melons, winter squash and red bell peppers. This week we started harvesting the melons and winter squash with the red peppers hopefully right around the corner. Parts of the farm... read more »

Late August Magic

Posted on August 21st, 2019
Here we find ourselves in late August and the farm is producing like gangbusters. We are running at full steam ahead to keep up with the work of the farm. On any day of the week we are harvesting, washing, packing, weeding, seeding and looking forward to the next thing.  It has been an amazing... read more »

Moving into a new phase of the year.

Posted on August 15th, 2019
Each week brings new challenges, new learning and new experiences on a farm. Farming in Boulder County brings some unique challenges such as trying to staff a farm in an area with such a high cost of living. Farms are not naturally places where living wages are the norm but in Boulder County Colorado... read more »

Melons and Garlic, oh my!

Posted on August 9th, 2019
It is August on the farm and we are in full flow mode. Sometimes we are running as fast as we can to get the food out of the field, cleaned and ready to go. Other times we are planning and triaging the long to-do list. The one thing's for sure; we are always moving.  This week we are excited to... read more »

The flow of summer crops is upon us.

Posted on August 2nd, 2019
Hello and welcome to August. This is an exciting time on the farm as all of our hard work of the season starts to bear fruit, literally. Our fields are full of carbon sequestering plants that are heavy with fruit. This runs the gamut from summer squashes to watermelons, peppers, eggplants and winter... read more »

The big Harvests are coming in

Posted on July 25th, 2019
Here at the end of July we are bringing in the big harvests.    We have brought in our hard neck garlics, soft neck garlics and shallots. This week we are also getting into our next succession of carrots with the bolero and the deep purple. Before you know it we will be knee deep in cucumbers,... read more »

Here come the summer crops.

Posted on July 18th, 2019
Holy hot days here in Boulder County. I hope you have been able to stay cool through all of this heat. We have been starting at sunrise this week to be able to harvest our crops and do our work before the heat becomes almost unbearable and unsafe in the fields. The picture above is Adrienne, our harvest... read more »