Farm Happenings at Persephone Market Garden
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Farm Happenings at Persephone Market Garden

Week 4 -- July heat wave

Posted on July 6th, 2020
What a scorching hot week! We have decided to work early in the morning in order to avoid the most intense heat of the day. Fortunately, there are lots of things for us to do later in the morning and early afternoon -- like washing and packing produce and starting more seeds! But we hope that the end... read more »

Week 3 -- June 30th

Posted on June 30th, 2020
Late June and the garden is growing and bountiful! Last year we made the switch to no-till growing. This means we've stopped using the tractor cultivator and the rototiller. Instead we are applying lots of compost and using landscape fabric for weedy patches. It has been exciting and very encouraging... read more »

Week 2 -- June 22

Posted on June 22nd, 2020
Whew! We've got the first week of deliveries behind us. With a new software system there are lots of little technical and administrative details to juggle. Thanks to all the members for your patience! Now back to growing! There is a bit of a lull between spring planting and planting for fall (which... read more »

First CSA delivery of 2020!

Posted on June 16th, 2020
It's starting this week! Our first shares of the season are going out on Friday afternoon. This is our 11th season and so this will be the 201st delivery we have done. Time flies when you are growing vegetables! While the spring season has seen some wild temperature swings (and they continue), the growing... read more »

Persephone CSA Starting June 19th!

Posted on June 13th, 2020
Hello! Welcome to the 2020 CSA season! This is our 11th year offering a community supported agriculture program. We are excited to be starting deliveries this coming Friday, June 19th. Thank you so much for joining us on this adventure in local food! Covid-19 and delivery procedures We have reviewed... read more »

What a May!

Posted on May 28th, 2020
Hello! WOW! What a May. Polar vortex to summer heat wave. And now hopefully a bit cooler and some rain over the next few days. We've had a lot on the go these past weeks. You can check out some pictures on instagram -- you don't need an account, just search for @persephonedays on instagram! The... read more »