Farm Happenings at Millsap Farms
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Farm Happenings at Millsap Farms

The Battle For The Cucumbers

Posted on July 20th, 2018
    We love cucumbers! They are one of the sure signs on Millsap Farm that warm weather is really here, and they are one of our favorite crops to grow, eat, and share. Cucumbers are also one of the more challenging crops to grow organically in the Ozarks, mostly due to a bug and a bacteria:... read more »

Construction On The Farm

Posted on July 14th, 2018
been busy building on the farm this month. Those who pickup on the farm have seen as we poured concrete, tore the old roof off our walk-in cooler, erected reclaimed poultry barn trusses, and topped it off with insulation and metal roofing. We’re adding more cold storage area, which is a need we’ve... read more »

Insects On The Farm

Posted on July 6th, 2018
  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... read more »

The Heat Is On

Posted on June 30th, 2018
This time of year we get asked a lot about how heat effects the farm, so I thought I’d share some insights about high temperature vegetable growing.  Like many aspects of our farm, we look at this through three lenses; people, profits, and planet.   For the people on the farm, the... read more »

Back on the farm, June 22 2018

Posted on June 22nd, 2018
  Izzy in front of Blue Bluff on the Buffalo River   Sarah, myself, and the kids enjoyed a fabulous week long canoe trip on the Buffalo River last week (Cammie was able to join us for the weekend as well), and we came back refreshed and ready to jump into farmwork whole heartedly. ... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 19, 2018

Posted on June 15th, 2018
Hi All,  This past week Curtis, Sarah and kids enjoyed the Buffalo river with their extended family and friends for the annual Millsap Float trip.  And since I've been left to write farm news, I'm going to talk about flowers!  I've had the chance to spear head the flower production here... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 16, 2018

Posted on June 7th, 2018
Welcome to the summer CSA 2018.  This will be pickup #6, but it's the first one that has had a space for us to include our newsletter in the harvest estimate e-mail.  We're excited to get back to having weekly news from the farm, and you can expect for us to have a newsletter component in the... read more »