Farm Happenings at Rivendale Farms
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Farm Happenings at Rivendale Farms

Farm Happenings for November 5, 2019 (final week 22)

Posted on November 1st, 2019
Hello CSA friends of the farm. How can the season be over yet again? Thinking of the final CSA box of the season seemed so far off just a few months ago. But here we are. Together with you, we've done it. You've supported us through the ups and downs of a growing season; and we've supplied you with thousands... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 29, 2019 (week 21)

Posted on October 25th, 2019
Hello and how's it going? Glad to share with you the news from the week. We harvested a good number of sweet potatoes from the field this week--just in time to share them with you in the boxes. And we also started harvesting our fresh turmeric from the greenhouse. For those of you not familiar, turmeric... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 22, 2019 (week 20)

Posted on October 18th, 2019
Hello. Well, it happened again. Another summer growing season officially came to an end with a killing frost on our fields. In fact, we had numerous cold nights that essentially brought an end to most--but not all--of our field crops. Fortunately, we were able to harvest a bunch of items before that... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 15, 2019 (week 19)

Posted on October 11th, 2019
Hello. This beautiful week has been such a nice gift. I love October, and it's weeks like this that remind me why. Today was an important harvest day for us because the forecast calls for a frost over the weekend. Our low land fields tend to get hit fairly quickly by cold nights. So we spent as much... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 8, 2019 (WEEK 18)

Posted on October 4th, 2019
Hello. It's Friday as I write this and the cool weather feels so good. After sweating it out the first few days of October, me and the crew are ready for the relief of Autumn days. As you can see in the picture, we spent time pulling out our entire crop of cucumbers and replanting with winter crops in... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 1, 2019 (week 17)

Posted on September 27th, 2019
Hi everyone. Our late season green and wax beans are great these days. In fact, many of our summer crops have held on longer than usual this season due to the warm and dry weather we continue to experience. And we know that means you're probably getting tired of some of those crops. But don't blink,... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 24, 2019 (week 16)

Posted on September 18th, 2019
Greeting, CSA members. We've had some lovely weather at the farm, and our pastured laying hens are enjoying it as well. They live in a collection of coops like the one pictured. We move the coops around to fresh grass every few days, which helps to build the fertility of the soil and also provides the... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 17, 2019 (week 15)

Posted on September 13th, 2019
Greetings from the farm. It's Friday afternoon, and our small crew today is already beginning to prepare for the CSA on Tuesday. The beans, squash, peppers, cherry tomatoes, and heirlooms all need to be picked about every other day. So Friday often serves as the unofficial beginning of the following... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 11, 2019 (WEEK 14)

Posted on September 6th, 2019
Hello lovely Rivendale Farms CSA members! We hope this message finds you all well, and enjoying this beautiful September weather! Can you feel that change in the air?  Happily, we're back to our regularly scheduled CSA delivery this week. It's been a lovely few days here on the farm after the... read more »