Farm Happenings at Potomac Vegetable Farms
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Farm Happenings at Potomac Vegetable Farms

Week 6: And now it is really summer.

Posted on June 28th, 2020
It is Fourth of July weekend, but we are business as usual. The CSA will run normal hours, the Roadside Stands are open, and we will be at all our usual markets. The other day Ciara was looking at our first tomatoes in the field --she said she was just LOOKING--when an almost ripe cherry tomato fell... read more »

Week 5: Summer's Slow Start

Posted on June 24th, 2020
A new Farm Notes is online! In this issue we talk about how we rest and recharge. Early summer. At this point in the season we are mostly focused on weeds and pest control, but hovering on the edge of peak season. The leafy food has come in with abundance, but the fruiting plants, those ones that... read more »

CSA Week 4: Summer Solstice

Posted on June 17th, 2020
A note about add-ons: Flowers, eggs, herb shares, and culture shares are only for those who are scheduled to pick them up that week. Check your label. If it lists your add-ons, go ahead and pick them up. If it does not, please do not take them. If something seems amiss, please contact us. The longest... read more »

CSA Week 3: Mid-June Happenings

Posted on June 14th, 2020
Our bi-weekly newsletter, Farm Notes, is online! Read why racial justice matters to our farm. Our first newsletter of the season didn't make it out to the world. Please do take a look and meet your farmers! You can always find our past newsletters online. A note about add-ons: Flowers, eggs, herb... read more »

CSA Week 3: Mid-June Happenings

Posted on June 10th, 2020
Our bi-weekly newsletter, Farm Notes, is online! Read why racial justice matters to our farm. Our first newsletter of the season didn't make it out to the world. Please do take a look and meet your farmers! You can always find our past newsletters online. For some reason, it is always steamy and hot... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 6, 2020

Posted on June 6th, 2020
Here we go, roaring into Week Two!  What a difference 20 degrees can make! Most of the early spring crops are fading out and the late spring crops are fighting the heat. The onions look amazing, and we are so very pleased to have carrots in the field this season. We took a break from spring carrots... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 6, 2020

Posted on June 3rd, 2020
Here we go, roaring into Week Two!  What a difference 20 degrees can make! Most of the early spring crops are fading out and the late spring crops are fighting the heat. The onions look amazing, and we are so very pleased to have carrots in the field this season. We took a break from spring carrots... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 4, 2020

Posted on June 2nd, 2020
We are almost all the way through our first week of CSA deliveries -- it has been going amazingly well, considering how many new skills we have had to learn and how many of us on the team have never done this before. The fields are looking more colorful and vibrant every day -- the cabbage grows visibly... read more »