Farm Happenings at Millsap Farms
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Farm Happenings at Millsap Farms

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 »

Farm Happenings for June 25, 2019

Posted on June 26th, 2019
We are hosting a twilight tour this Wednesday, June 26th, from 6:30-8:30pm.  This tour is aimed at folks who are currently farming, or who hope to farm in the future. We love hosting educational tours (when we have the time), whether it's a group of elementary students, other farmers, or folks at... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 25, 2019

Posted on June 21st, 2019
We are hosting a twilight tour this Wednesday, June 26th, from 6:30-8:30pm.  This tour is aimed at folks who are currently farming, or who hope to farm in the future. We love hosting educational tours (when we have the time), whether it's a group of elementary students, other farmers, or folks at... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 21, 2019

Posted on June 19th, 2019
Hi!  A few housekeeping things!  If you return your green quart and pint boxes we will reuse them!  Also Bechard Family Farms will take their (and only their) egg cartons back to reuse. It's tomato time! You should expect firm ripe tomatoes from us most of the time.  That means... read more »

New stuff happening on the farm! June 18, 2019

Posted on June 14th, 2019
Greetings from the farm.  Three things we want to mention today; First, if you bring back your pint and quart green boxes - we will reuse them! Also if you have an egg share, Bechard Family farms will reuse their egg cartons (but only theirs). If you have ideas on how we can use less disposable... read more »