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

Farewell Jeff: Thank You for 11 Seasons!

Posted on August 10th, 2020
It's been 11 seasons since Jeff reached out asking about working here at Park Ridge Organics as an intern.  His family had a vegetable farm, but UW River Falls internship rules frowned on working at your home farm.  I suspect he didn't know then that his time at Park Ridge would last well... read more »

Goodbye Heat Dome! Hello Summer Veggies (like BULK BEANS)!

Posted on July 13th, 2020
  The heat dome has left the farm!  Yup...a heat dome.  That is what the google called it when I looked up "when will the darn heat end in the midwest 2020 ?!?!".  The article said that it might last up to a month.  Well it lasted a VERY LONG two weeks at the farm and finally... read more »

Share Item Swapping and Farm Market Shopping

Posted on June 29th, 2020
Hello to Summer and Sunshine Filled Days The fields are waking up for summer and for the most part, pretty happy.  We were spared the heavy rains that went through late last week and now will be focusing on the inevitable weed and plant disease battle as the hot humid air of July creeps in. ... read more »

Here we grow!

Posted on June 11th, 2020
   The moment our members have been waiting for....the start of our share season is here!  With over 400 shares leaving the farm each week, you might think things would be a little nutty around the farm.  Not the case thanks to our awesome crew.  We are ready to get the show... read more »

The Show Must Grow On!

Posted on April 27th, 2020
As the abnormal becomes the new normal, we hope you are all hanging in there.  We want to remind you that we are here for you...growing for you.  Our field planting started ON TIME this past week, something that is far from normal most seasons of farming.  On-time planting means on-time... read more »

Spring Updates and Plant Sale News!

Posted on April 10th, 2020
  The sunshine makes it nice and warm in the greenhouse these days which makes for happy plants.  Don't forget we start EVERYTHING on the farm from seed so our greenhouse is the hub of activity this time of season.  The photo for this happening is Jeff, Becky and Mr Winks potting up peppers... read more »

Moving Forward in a Difficult Time

Posted on March 18th, 2020
We are getting so much information thrown as us these days.  I am not trying to add to that heap, but I think it is important for you and our community to understand the steps we are taking here at Park Ridge Organics to ensure a safe and abundant upcoming season.  Like I said in my last farm... read more »

Your Food, Your Farm and COVID-19

Posted on March 13th, 2020
Dear Members, Customers and local eaters- I can't say much that you haven't already heard.  This is a situation our country hasn't faced in our lifetimes.  No one has the answers and we are all doing the best we can to process everything going on.  We want to give you a little information... read more »

Fieldwork Vs. Brainwork

Posted on January 30th, 2020
It might be deep winter outside but I am keeping my brain warm and fuzzy inside these days. The most important part about seasonal farming is definitely the off season.  It's when we learn and really grow.  Last week I pot-lucked with a clan of local veggie farmers over in Plymouth. ... read more »