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

Bulk Tomato Sale!

Posted on August 30th, 2019
Every season on the farm has it's highlights. This year the shiny star is the Roma tomato crop. We tried a new variety this year with great success. If you like to make your own sauce, now is the time...even the Farmer got his apron on and made a chunky marinara! To order a 25 lb box, click on your... read more »

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 »