Farm Happenings at Millsap Farms
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Farm Happenings at Millsap Farms

Farm Happenings for October 3, 2023

Posted on September 29th, 2023
This week has been a great week for growing crops!  Warm days, cool nights, and plenty of rain to get things growing. It's an interesting phenomenon that no amount of irrigation makes crops grow in quite the same way as a deep rain.  I've never heard a good explanation of this, but it's a1 read more »

Farm news September 26, 2023

Posted on September 22nd, 2023
This week we formally welcome autumn, as the days get shorter.  The cooling temperatures, increased soil moisture are making the grass green, while sumac, sassafras, and walnuts start showing colors.   It’s a glorious time of year and the vegetables reflect the changing of seasons,1 read more »

Farm Happenings for September 19, 2023

Posted on September 15th, 2023
What a fabulous week; this is a great change from last September, when it was 90 degrees all through the month.  We've been thoroughly enjoying the brisk mornings and warm afternoons.  I hope this CSA season has been a good one for you; we have about 6 weeks left in the main season, and t1 read more »

Farm Happenings for September 12, 2023

Posted on September 8th, 2023
We have a special treat available this week: Paw-Paws from Rockspan Farm.  These rare fruit, which are North American natives, have a very unique taste and texture, sometimes described as a cross between a mango and a banana.  They are truly special, because they are very ephemeral, only1 read more »

Farm Happenings for September 5, 2023

Posted on September 1st, 2023
Greetings from a very happy farm.  The cool weather this week has us all smiling and laughing a lot more than the last week of the heat; isn't it amazing how a little change in the weather can make such a profound difference in our attitude?  The crops loved it too: the beets, carrots, d1 read more »