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Farm Happenings at Rare Earth Farm

Farm Happenings for June 24, 2021

Posted on June 18th, 2021
Strawberries are included in your share this week. Not sure how much longer they'll be available because of the high heat we've had. This week they're in pretty good shape so we're pleased to offer them to you. Strawberries are native to North America but have since been further bred, hybridized, and... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 17, 2021

Posted on June 11th, 2021
Here we go everyone! Next Thursday June 17th is our first CSA delivery for the season. Here's a couple reminders to consider before then. First, get onto your dashboard and confirm your pick up location. Unless you're picking up at the farm, all other locations respectfully need to be picked up no later... read more »

On course for the first season's delivery on June 17th

Posted on May 23rd, 2021
Greetings everyone!Three months into it now and we're closing in on the season's first delivery day of June 17th. With about 25 days before the kick-off there's always the question in my mind of "what will be ready to harvest". Fortunately having greenhouses offers some comfort knowing they'll provide... read more »

Summer's Coming!

Posted on February 4th, 2021
What a great and rare opportunity to spend time at my desk inside the comforts of my office. Outside another blizzard is stirring, and it looks like we're in for another whooping!  Just as I got everything tidied up from last weeks storm a fresh blanket is being laid down to dig out of when... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 29, 2020

Posted on October 23rd, 2020
Spinach is a favored leafy green that performs so much better in colder weather. The weather these last few days has been ideal for growing spinach but not so ideal for harvesting and post harvest cleaning. We harvested this morning in a steady rain with the temperature hovering at 45 degrees. Not quite... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 15, 2020

Posted on October 9th, 2020
Greetings everyone! Got our garlic planted this week.  The featured picture above is a homemade contraption we use for planting the garlic. This was a pretty exciting event being we weren't able to plant in the fall the last two years due to an overly wet October and November. Now that it's... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 1, 2020

Posted on September 25th, 2020
Winter squash harvesting and washing is the one annual task that reminds us all that the growing season is coming to its finale. Many of the long term fall harvested crops have been tended to all summer in hopes for a good fall harvest. There's plenty of winter squash this year to share with you, however... read more »

The Best Time of the Year is Now!

Posted on September 4th, 2020
September is one of the greatest times of the year for farmers. All the planning and caring for the crops throughout the season finally come to a final fruition. When you see all the produce harvested and ready to sell, or in our case distribution to our CSA member it's a sensational feeling of mission... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 3, 2020

Posted on August 28th, 2020
Here's a normal Wednesday on the pack line getting ready for a Thursday delivery. Each box is individually packed by one person. As the packer goes down the line they place each item that's on the label into the container. Seeing all the produce on the line after spending the whole week harvesting is... read more »