Farm Happenings at Millsap Farms
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Farm Happenings at Millsap Farms

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 »

Farm Happenings for August 27, 2019

Posted on August 23rd, 2019
Greetings from the cool rainy farm!  What a treat to get this weather this time of year!  We're taking advantage of the cool snap to get spinach, beets, radishes, and other fall treats started, while also keeping up with the harvest of the summer bounty.  You'll notice a decrease in tomato... read more »

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 »