Farm Happenings at Rivendale Farms
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Farm Happenings at Rivendale Farms

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 »