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

Week #16: Harvest Fest and Soup Contest

Posted on September 21st, 2018
photo: Becky (Pack Shed Manager) holding a freshly dug parsnip...a VERY long parsnip! Roasted Parsnip Soup anyone?  The Harvest Fest and Soup Contest is on Sunday October 7th from 12pm  to 3pm and we hope you can join us.  It is a great event for the whole family and a wonderful way to... read more »

Week #15: Planting Again!

Posted on September 14th, 2018
We are happy to say that we did manage to get some spinach, arugula and radishes planted this week.  We also transplanted some leaf lettuce and pac choi.  Along with the beautiful temps and more rain coming next week we hope these crops will mature in time for the end of the season.   The... read more »

Week #14: Field Update

Posted on September 7th, 2018
Check out this FIELD UPDATE VIDEO that shows you a view from the shores of Lake Park Ridge.  Alright, I know we wanted rain so I can't complain too much.  But 10 inches?!  We are slowly drying out at the farm and overall things are good.  I should mention that it has been the shortest... read more »

Week #13: A Farmer Confession

Posted on August 30th, 2018
Some of you have been asking me...what happen to the weekly farm videos?  So I am here to confess.  Life has simply got away from me this season.  I'm not making excuses (maybe a little) but having a toddler keeps you busy! For those who are new members, let me explain.  In past... read more »

Week #12: Dog Days of Summer are Over!

Posted on August 22nd, 2018
***soon to come veggies: edamame, shallots, lettuce, zucchini, peppers, leeks, rutabaga, carrots, tomatoes, kale***   Week #12: Dog Days of Summer are Over!   It is starting to feel a little like fall isn't it?  Sure there might still be some hot days ahead but let's face it, that... read more »

Week #11: Eating with the Seasons

Posted on August 16th, 2018
PLEASE NOTE the NEW CUT-OFF TIME for making changes to your share is NOW LATER on Sunday (10pm) so you have more time to customize! ***soon to come veggies: chard, parsley, onions, tomatoes, peppers (hot and sweet), gold beets, broccoli, zukes and cukes*** Eating with the Seasons The Solanaceae season... read more »

Week #10: Halftime!

Posted on August 8th, 2018
***Soon to come veggies: carrots, lettuce, roma tomatoes, slicing tomatoes, salad tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, ground cherries, sweet colored peppers, green beans, broccoli***   Week 10 of 20...we have reached the half way point of the standard season.  Around the farm, we can sure feel that... read more »

Week #9: Changing of the guard

Posted on August 3rd, 2018
***Soon to come veggies: more sweet corn, cherry tomatoes, green beans, beets, roma tomatoes, slicing tomatoes, colored peppers, broccoli, shallots*** Changing of the guard. This is always a bittersweet time of year. The tomatoes are ripening, the colored peppers are coloring, and the rains have finally... read more »

Week #8: Weather and Farming...a battle for the ages!

Posted on July 27th, 2018
***Soon to come veggies: more sweet corn, cherry tomatoes, carrots, dill, cabbage, green beans, beets, roma tomatoes, slicing tomatoes, colored peppers, hot peppers***   We finally got some rain which we are thankful for...however, the damage was already done.  We lost a chard planting, green... read more »