Farm Happenings at Lazy Eight Stock Farm
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Farm Happenings at Lazy Eight Stock Farm

The Potato Harvest

Posted on July 28th, 2020
Potato Harvest Until now, we've been harvesting potatoes as needed for your weekly deliveries. Usually we'll dig a couple beds every other week so we have enough fresh potatoes to fill the orders, but it's almost time to harvest the entire field. We wait until the vines have died so the potatoes have... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 23, 2020

Posted on July 21st, 2020
As the farm expanded over the last several years, my work has transitioned from the doer to the coordinator and observer. Instead of being the person driving the tractor, I am usually walking behind to make sure the cultivators are properly adjusted, planters dropping seeds to the correct depth and transplanters... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 9, 2020

Posted on July 6th, 2020
POTATOES Out 2020 potato crop met the harsh reality that came with the freeze in early May. It was a difficult situation... we lost of of our strawberry crop and had to "unplant" several thousand tomatoes we had in the field. No reasonable amount of row cover would have saved the tomatoes from the cold,... read more »