Farm Happenings at Millsap Farms
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Farm Happenings at Millsap Farms

Growing into the cold season.

Posted on October 11th, 2019
Why (and how) do we supply CSA shares and sell at the Farmer Market through the winter? When Sarah and I first started farming, one of our goals was to provide healthy food for our community throughout the year.   We had several reasons for this. First off, people eat 365 days a year, and we... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 11, 2019

Posted on October 9th, 2019
Hi CSA Members! Cooler days are upon us!  Hip Hip Hurray!  We are excited for the cooler weather and the change in crops.  Our kale, broccoli, cabbage and head lettuce will be much happier with these cooler temperatures.   Remember, auto renew for Fall CSA happens this Friday (Oct... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 8, 2019

Posted on October 4th, 2019
Hi CSA Members! Cooler days are upon us!  Hip Hip Hurray!  We are excited for the cooler weather and the change in crops.  Our kale, broccoli, cabbage and head lettuce will be much happier with these cooler temperatures.   Remember, auto renew for Fall CSA happens this Friday (Oct... read more »

Making Compost On The Farm

Posted on September 27th, 2019
 We use a lot of compost on the farm; for the past couple of years we have used something in the realm of 500 cubic yards!!!  We use it to improve the texture and condition of our soil, which allows it to hold water and nutrients better, providing a better environment for our plants. Additionally,... read more »

Two important announcements!

Posted on September 20th, 2019
1) We are excited to announce we are planning a fall fest Millsap style and we hope you can join us.  Saturday October 5th @ 4:45 we will be welcoming all of you to the farm for a Contra Dance/Whole Hog Roast/Potluck good time.  We will be pit roasting one of our hogs, so bring along something... read more »

Summer, the extended version!!!

Posted on September 13th, 2019
So it looks like summer has decided to stick around a while!  We were kind of excited to move on to fall, but we'll take a couple more weeks of tomatoes, basil, eggplant, and watermelons.  If you haven't tried it before, you might get an eggplant this week and make babaganoush;  it's one... read more »

Why is Millsap Farm Organic? September 10, 2019

Posted on September 11th, 2019
A few words about why we choose growing organic practices over synthetic chemical production.   When we got started in farming fourteen years ago, we had an important decision to make; we could use synthetic chemicals like petroleum based fertilizer, pesticide, and herbicides, or commit to using... read more »

Why is Millsap Farm Organic? September 10, 2019

Posted on September 6th, 2019
MEAT SHARE MEMBERS:  chicken and beef pickup have both been moved to Tuesday the 17th. A few words about why we choose growing organic practices over synthetic chemical production.   When we got started in farming fourteen years ago, we had an important decision to make; we could use synthetic... read more »

It's The Farmers That Make It A Farm!

Posted on August 30th, 2019
 We get this question all the time; "How many people does it take to run this place?" Usually it’s in the context of a farm tour, when they see row after row of ripe tomatoes, or cut flowers, or head lettuce, all clearly well tended and (most of the time) weed free; other times it’s... read more »