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

Week 14: Permanence (concrete) and Fleeting Joy (tomatoes)

Posted on August 26th, 2020
It took a long time to get all the pieces in place--the fill dirt, the electric line, the gravel, the rebar, but the hardest part was getting the time and the people to line up. While every other person on the farm was at the farmers markets or picking vegetables for the markets, Stephen had a crew of... read more »

Week 13: In The Weeds

Posted on August 22nd, 2020
This is such a weedy time of year.  There are particular parts of the season when we look so beautiful that we are ready to host a wedding -- usually in late June and early July and when we look like we absolutely know what we are doing. This is not that time. I took a fellow farmer around on a... read more »

Week 12: Mid-August Already? And Canning Tomatoes!

Posted on August 12th, 2020
Farm Notes is online! It's Tomato Season at last!!! Tomato season, and tomatoes themselves, hold a special place in the hearts of every PVF farmer. Read what tomato season means to us. Leaving July behind was a huge relief, and August is proving to be quite different from that broiling hot month. Now... read more »

Week 11: Soggy But Safe

Posted on August 5th, 2020
If you haven't signed up for the Autumn Share yet, now is the time. Just go into your account and register. We are starting to plant our fall crops and it helps to know how many CSA members we will be feeding!  We never like a hurricane, and the very idea of a tornado fills us with horror. But... read more »