Farm Happenings at Pleasant Hill Produce
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Farm Happenings at Pleasant Hill Produce

What does farmer Ben do in the winter?

Posted on December 30th, 2019
Happy New Year! Ben is always asked what he does during the winter. As you know, this year he continues farming and grows crops for your CSA share! This involves maintaining temperatures by removing and adding covers to crops as the weather fluctuates, watering, weeding, and harvesting and packing your... read more »

Winter Solstice

Posted on December 17th, 2019
Winter solstice is sneaking up on us just as quickly as stuffed turkeys and Christmas trees. This year's solstice will take place on Saturday, Dec.  21. The astronomical phenomenon happens as the earth orbits the sun . During the winter, one hemisphere is tilted away from the sun and receives... read more »

Salad Greens are back this week!

Posted on December 3rd, 2019
I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We hosted Heather's family at our house this year. Heather did most of the cooking on Wednesday so we could spend time with family instead of working in the kitchen. Ben roasted a turkey that he got from a friend in Middletown-this beast of a bird weighed over... read more »

Happy Thanksgiving

Posted on November 18th, 2019
Happy Thanksgiving! This year we are hosting Thanksgiving at our house for the first time. It is very exciting and a bit nerve-racking at the same time! We have a much different view of this holiday and the food we are fortunate to have on the table then we did before farming. We now know first hand... read more »

First week of our FIRST Winter Share!

Posted on October 31st, 2019
We are very excited to have you share in our harvests during the cold months this year! While most people think of local produce only being available during the warm months, it is possible to eat local year-round. We will enjoy many stored veggies and fresh ones too! The greenhouse has been cleared out... read more »