Farm Happenings at Park Ridge Organics
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Farm Happenings at Park Ridge Organics

Oh Sweet Peppers of Mine

Posted on August 21st, 2019
  Hey hey its WEEK 10 of 20!  That's the halfway point of the standard season shares.  Isn't it amazing to eat fresh, seasonal produce.  Yum yum.  This week we are enjoying the fruits of our labor in the form of bright ripe sweet peppers, juicy tomato morsels and a ground cherry... read more »

Exotic Fruits (Veggies) and Gourmet Shallots

Posted on August 13th, 2019
  It's already the middle of August!  Time flies when you are eating fresh veggies.   We are happy to report that the fields are enjoying the rain we got last week along with a break in the temps.  Tomatoes are looking great and ripening...slowly but surely.  Next week... read more »

The Betwixt Time of the Season

Posted on August 7th, 2019
  Another beautiful week on the farm and we got rain!  A whole 1.5 inches of it over the last week.  That's perfect (for now!).  So much getting done in this "inbetween" time of the season.  The final seeds have been sown in the greenhouse.  The seeding schedule for the... read more »

The Garlic Journey

Posted on July 30th, 2019
  The Garlic Journey This week we are loving the cool down in temps and wishing for more rain.  We stayed dry this past weekend and just enjoyed the lightening show from a far.  Our farm dinner with Braise was a HUGE success and we had a beautiful night on the farm with amazing food... read more »

Quarter of a Season Update

Posted on July 23rd, 2019
  Well well well...it's already the end of July which means the season is a quarter past!  You are probably already seeing the summer changes in our veggie offerings.  Out with the peas and in with the beans.  Out with the radishes and in with the cucumbers.  Soon, very soon,... read more »

Sheriff Bunchie on Bunch Patrol

Posted on July 16th, 2019
Hey Hey Hey Everyone!   This week there are a few bunched items in the shares and we have a special video message.   CLICK HERE to see SHERIFF BUNCHIE talk about how to store your veggie bunches!   All is well at the farm and HOT HOT HOT.  The crew has been starting at 6am... read more »

July: The month of catching up!

Posted on July 9th, 2019
What a great little dry spell we just had!  Finally we were able to catch up on transplanting and later this week the fall carrots, fall beets and final bean planting will get seeded in the fields.  Phew!  There are still thousands of plants to go into the fields over the next few weeks... read more »

Rainy Days and Mondays...

Posted on July 2nd, 2019
...always make for muddy fields!  But they don't get us down.  Well okay this much rain is starting to cause some issues at the farm.  The biggest issue is the WEEDS!   Oh my, they are loving life.  We are doing our best to keep up but it is not easy when they grow 10 times... read more »

Veggie Storage 101

Posted on June 28th, 2019
***IMPORTANT*** Because of the holiday week, the cutoff time for making changes to your share will be Sunday at 7AM rather than 10pm.  And remember that Thursday pick ups will be Wednesday this coming week. All pick ups on other days (Friday and Saturday) will NOT change.  Have a safe and relaxing... read more »