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Farm Happenings at Local Color Farm and Fiber

Farm Happenings for June 17, 2021

Posted on June 14th, 2021
Welcome to Week 4! After a dry and hot spring, we welcomed the atmospheric river yesterday and enjoyed the sound of 2 inches (!) of rain falling while trellising tomatoes. While we irrigate plants when needed, rain really is the best irrigation because it is nitrated (small amounts of dissolved atmospheric... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 10, 2021

Posted on June 7th, 2021
Wow, are we so incredibly grateful for this weekend’s rain! During such a hot week, I pretty much survived on sparkling water, river jumps, and Nuun hydration tablets with caffeine (Spindrift plz sponsor us.) During this time of year, it is light more than it is dark, and the plants gain noticeable... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 3, 2021

Posted on May 30th, 2021
Happy first week of June!  The plants enjoyed the rain fall last week and will definitely be soaking up all of the sun in the upcoming week! This time of year, things grow unbelievably fast, including the weeds! Since we do not grow with herbicides, all of our weed control is human powered! In... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 27, 2021

Posted on May 23rd, 2021
Welcome to week one of this year’s CSA!  As always, it has been a busy spring. This is truly the time of year when we are living in three seasons at once! We are harvesting our Spring veggies, planting and tending to Summer veggies, and seeding our Fall veggies.This week, in addition to harvesting,... read more »

2021 CSA Sign Ups!

Posted on January 28th, 2021
Hello and hope everyone is having a healthy winter. We are finally ready to launch our 2021 CSA sign ups! It will be operating on HARVIE, the same platform as last year. We are also excited to expand our CSA to 30 weeks from May- December this year as we have been able to invest in more infrastructure... read more »

Farm Happenings for November 17, 2020

Posted on November 16th, 2020
Through the many challenges of 2020, we have finally made it to the final week of our CSA program! Thanks for joining us for 27 weeks of locally grown food!  Some veggies I wanted to give a shout out to: Storage kohlrabi aka "coconut of the north." These giant kohlrabi are super sweet, make delicious... read more »

Farm Happenings for November 10, 2020

Posted on November 9th, 2020
We emerge from the longest week ever (?) with super frosty mornings before the rains return! Not too much going on the farm this week, just our regular harvesting and chores. New this week are Romanesco Cauliflower (cook like cauliflower, this week's image) and sweet potatoes! The cold weather really... read more »

Farm Happenings for November 3, 2020

Posted on November 2nd, 2020
Things are really slowing down on the farm, especially with the frosty nights over the past few days. All of the garlic and shallots are tucked in and ready to be mulched today before the rains return later this week. We are continuing with fall clean up and getting soil tests done so we can properly... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 27, 2020

Posted on October 26th, 2020
We are definitely rounding the corner and finishing up this harvest season! This week are planting garlic, pulling now dead tomato plants from the tomato house, and making a new compost pile. This past summer, our farm served as a drop site for 100+ tons of aquatic plant material that was pulled out... read more »