Farm Happenings at Oxen Hill Farm
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Farm Happenings at Oxen Hill Farm

Farm Happenings for Oxen Hill Farm Autumn CSA #2 of 3 (week of Nov 19- Nov 24, 2020)

Posted on November 15th, 2020
In this season of reflection, amidst the continuous turbulence of a global pandemic, we still have so much for which we can be thankful.  While the weather this season has brought extremes of cold, rain, drought, heat, and cold again, we are tremendously grateful for the support of our members,... read more »

Farm Happenings for Autumn CSA week 1, 2020 (Nov 5 thru Nov 10, 2020)

Posted on October 31st, 2020
Welcome to the beginning of Autumn CSA 2020!  We are really looking forward to seeing you again or meeting you for the first time!  In the unfortunate event that you cannot make it to your scheduled pick up, and are unable to send someone in your place, you can can reschedule it if you know... read more »

Oxen Hill Farm Summer 2020 CSA Season Week 18; the final week of Summer (week of October 19)

Posted on October 17th, 2020
Every year, it is bittersweet to write the concluding newsletter of the summer season. While we look forward to the slower pace of the seasons of preparing the soil to rest for the winter, then planning, and eventually planting for the 2021 harvest, we do miss the weekly interactions that we are privileged... read more »

Oxen Hill Farm Summer 2020 CSA Season Week 17! (week of October 11)

Posted on October 10th, 2020
We still have two more weeks of Summer CSA pick up (unless you have an Every Other week share then this is your last week, if you pick up this week,) but we are excited to be offering the Autumn CSA for folks that want to keep local organic food on their table thru early December.  The Autumn share... read more »

Welcome to the Summer 2020 CSA Season Week 16! (week of October 5, 2020)

Posted on October 3rd, 2020
It certainly looks like October now.  The rains of last week were welcomed, and will help to refill the nearly completely depleted retention ponds and streams that we use for irrigation.  The rain also gives us hope that some of the later season greens and maybe even the carrots will make it... read more »

Oxen Hill Farm Summer 2020 CSA Season Week 15! (week of September 28)

Posted on September 25th, 2020
With the leaves turning on the maple trees after the Autumnal equinox last week, most of the plants are winding down for the season.  The winter squash have been curing up in the sunshine and the sweet potatoes and Irish potatoes are ready to be dug in full force from the ground.  Tomatoes... read more »

Oxen Hill Farm Summer 2020 CSA Season Week 14! (week of September 20)

Posted on September 18th, 2020
As of Tuesday Sept 22, it will officially be “Fall,” but our Summer Veggie CSA continues for the next 5 weeks.  We are looking at dates and crops right now and hope to announce the enrollment in our biweekly Autumn CSA by the end of the month.   As there is high potential for... read more »

Welcome to the Summer 2020 CSA Season Week 13! (week of September 14, 2020)

Posted on September 11th, 2020
It seems we have begun to turn the corner into the last 1/3rd of our Summer season as some winter squash are ready to harvest and will be available this week.  Peppers and eggplants continue to produce well along with a new crop of greens that have been invigorated by the recent rains. The tomatoes... read more »

Oxen Hill Farm Summer 2020 CSA Season Week 12! (week of September 7)

Posted on September 4th, 2020
We hope you are able to enjoy a relaxing Labor Day weekend!  We are grateful for the cooler temperatures and recent rains that have come through.  While the rain has been critical to keep the open field crops alive and growing (like beans, winter squash, carrots and later season broccoli, lettuce... read more »