Farm Happenings at Red Earth Farm
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Farm Happenings at Red Earth Farm

Farm Happenings for August 28, 2019

Posted on August 23rd, 2019
If you've ever grown your own tomatoes, you're more than likely familiar with the hungriest of all caterpillars... The Tomato Hornworm, larvae of the Five Spotted Hawkmoth. Even just a few of these in your garden can result in your bountiful tomato plants being stripped down to the stems. Even though... read more »

West Chester Email Fail

Posted on August 16th, 2019
Dear West Chester Members: We apologize that you were  not able to customize your box for Saturday August 17. We will pack your boxes with the computer generated requests, but please note that you can make adjustments to your box at the farm stand when you pick up. Thank you for understanding! ~Farmer's... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 21, 2019

Posted on August 16th, 2019
Two of my favorite things about living on this farm with it's wide open spaces are watching the phases of the moon and watching summer storms pass by. The moon was full this week. The giant orange orb slipped through eastern clouds yesterday in the early evening. For some reason it makes me think of... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 13, 2019

Posted on August 9th, 2019
Charis, the farmer's wife, is away this week. She's taking the farmer's son to visit a college! In her absence, I'll keep this short...   For those of you that missed this gem when Harvie sent it out the first time, I'd like to share this fantastic little cheat sheet... I printed this out at the... read more »

What to do when you are in a cooking rut...

Posted on August 2nd, 2019
That's how I have been feeling lately. Maybe work is a little pressing, or I am just a over-tired, or both, but when I open the fridge at 8PM and mutter about what on earth am I going to make for dinner...well...let's just say I wish take-out was an easier option around here. Perusing the NYT this weekend,... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 31, 2019

Posted on July 26th, 2019
This week we are featuring local artisan jam maker Gino Shriver and his company Eat This Yum!  Many of you might remember the small batch organic Saffron Cardamom Marmalade we offered years ago. Well, it's back along with organic Blueberry Cardamom preserves (my personal fav!) You can purchase these... read more »

Extra! Extra! More Blueberries!

Posted on July 19th, 2019
Did you enjoy the blueberries last week? We did - about 8 quarts of them!! The farmer tells me that we have more available by good fortune! If you are ready for more, check out the Extras link. You know it's hot - you can picture the fearless crew forging ahead in ridiculous conditions. This is a... read more »

Fruit available this week!

Posted on July 12th, 2019
Have you checked out Adam's homemade sun-protecting device for the tractor? Watch the exciting video here...okay not really that exciting...; ) The Fruit Shares kick off this week with PEACHES! We also have sourced local BLUEBERRIES for SALE on the Extras. Please note that blueberries are NOT included... read more »

A Note from the Farmer's Wife

Posted on July 5th, 2019
In the "Back 20" we have a field of uncultivated wildness. I love to wander there in the early morning. The Farmer has recently mowed paths through the field and they beckon to me to explore. This week, the biennial plant mullein burst into bloom. In it's second year the rosette of pale green fuzzy... read more »