Farm Happenings at Millsap Farms
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Farm Happenings at Millsap Farms

Many Hands Make Light Work

Posted on August 16th, 2019
We are just past halfway through the summer CSA season, and it's time to let those of you who have come out to complete your workshare how much we appreciate your work.  We know it takes effort to create time in your busy schedule to come out to the farm to give us a hand, whether it's a Tuesday... read more »

Harvesting for now, planting for the future...

Posted on August 9th, 2019
Planting for the future, harvesting for the present.   CSA and market farming is all about looking ahead while also paying enough attention to the present to do it justice. This week we are balancing our time between harvesting hundreds of pounds of summer favorites, like bell peppers, Cucumbers,... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 6, 2019

Posted on August 2nd, 2019
Hi All! Happy August to all of you!  We are a little over half way through summer CSA (week 13 of 24)!  Thanks for sticking with us.  We will have lots of summer veggies for the rest of the month of August and then as September hits we hope to have a few more greens than what the summer... read more »

The Three P's of Sustainable Agriculture, Part 3, Profit.

Posted on July 26th, 2019
This week we continue with our essay about what it means for Millsap Farm to be sustainable.   People often tour our farm to see a sustainable farm in action, either as educational groups, or as part of pizza night. When they arrive on farm, I give a brief introduction; first generation farm family,... read more »

The Three P's of Sustainable Farming, part 2, People.

Posted on July 19th, 2019
This week we return to the topic of sustainable farming.   People often tour our farm to see a sustainable farm in action, either as educational groups, or as part of pizza night. When they arrive on farm, I give a brief introduction; first generation farm family, 20 acres, on farm for 10 years,... read more »

The Three P's Of Sustainable Agriculture

Posted on July 12th, 2019
  The three P’s, part 1 (of) 3, Weeding before planting People often tour our farm to see a sustainable farm in action, either as educational groups, or as part of pizza night. When they arrive on farm, I give a brief introduction; first generation farm family,... read more »

Pests on the farm

Posted on July 5th, 2019
What do you do about bugs? This is always the big question when we explain that our vegetable farm uses organic practices, and the answer is complicated.   Organic agriculture on our farm focuses on creating a diverse and healthy ecosystem, which encourages balance. This means that our fields... read more »

Garlic is harvested!

Posted on June 28th, 2019
We harvested the 2019 garlic crop this week, and it's a great crop!  We put about 700 lbs of garlic into the curing room, where they will dry for about two weeks, and then go into storage in our cooler.  If everything goes well, this well-cured garlic will last for 9 months in our cooler, supplying... read more »