Farm Happenings at Mad Radish Farm
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Farm Happenings at Mad Radish Farm

Turnip Time

Posted on May 13th, 2022
Many of you know about Hakurei turnips, and some of you haven't yet experienced this crunchy and versatile vegetable. The Hakurei turnip is a "salad" turnip or fresh-eating turnip. It's not like your purple top turnip that must be roasted or otherwise cooked before eating. They're mild, not spicy like... read more »

Chicken Take-Over!

Posted on May 6th, 2022
It seems lately that the chickens are taking over the farm!! This is partially true. HA! We spend a lot of time with the various flocks of chickens on the farm, particularly working on their coops, feeding, watering, moving, collecting and washing eggs... there's always a sizable list to be done. This... read more »

A Slow Spring

Posted on April 29th, 2022
Happy first week of Spring CSA! We're so excited to kick off this season and that you've joined us for another CSA year. It has certainly been a challenging spring but we are very optimistic for a bountiful growing season ahead.  Please read this email thoroughly as it contains important house-keeping... read more »

QUICK Pop Up CSA Box (you can swap plants into your share too!)

Posted on April 6th, 2022
Here is a quick pop up CSA Box for pick up this weekend! Plants are available to swap into your box too.  Check out what's available and grab your local goodies for the week!  read more »

Spinach and Eggs!

Posted on March 21st, 2022
Spring planting is fully underway as I write this, and - to be completely honest - I'm too tired to think of a clever/in-depth note for you all at this point, but I'll be sending out an email to our general list sometime tomorrow.  Spinach and eggs are in abundance right now, so you'll see those... read more »

The perennial's first year (again)

Posted on March 7th, 2022
As you all know, last year was our first full growing season on this farm in Dover. And though we have big dreams for future perennial crops here, determining what we will grow, and where we will plant it, takes some careful consideration. Last season we planted some perennial herbs in a location that... read more »

Winter POP UP BOX: Saturday, March 5, 2022

Posted on February 27th, 2022
We're doing another pop up box for this weekend, on Saturday March 5. This box will be for on - farm pick up from 8 AM to 2 PM.  Some notable items for this box include: Organic California oranges Pink Lady & Fuji apples Sweet Potatoes Fresh spinach Greens Mix & Lettuce Mix for salads Chicken... read more »

False Spring

Posted on February 22nd, 2022
We've been enjoying the warm days in between the very cold ones, though it is a bit of tease as winter is still here. This winter has been much more challenging for me than last year, and I think it is because overall it has been much colder, and it feels a bit endless at this point. The cold does have... read more »

WINTER POP UP BOX: Saturday, February 19th

Posted on February 13th, 2022
We're excited to offer a bi-weekly POP UP CSA BOX on the off-weeks of our winter CSA! A pop up box is a one-time box full of local produce and other items, fully customizable like our regular CSA shares. At first we'll be doing on-farm pick up only, but if the interest is there we may add various delivery... read more »