Farm Happenings at River Road Farm
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Farm Happenings at River Road Farm

Final Delivery Week

Posted on September 27th, 2020
What a season it has been! Sometimes trying times inspire great ideas. Our decision to roll out a home delivery, on-farm CSA proved to be a recipe for success. As sad as we are that the fresh vegetable season has come to an end, we are already looking forward to next year. It is our sincere hope that... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 9, 2020

Posted on September 7th, 2020
As fall quickly approaches, so does the produce offering in your boxes. Enter salad mix, cabbage, and celery, and exit cucumbers and zucchini. A special note on celery: this is not the standard celery you would commonly find on the grocery store shelf and has not been blanched or over-irrigated. Ours... read more »

News from the farm for August 12th

Posted on August 10th, 2020
Its tomato season! We are swimmin in maters! If anyone would like bulk quantities of tomatoes to process we added them to the extras list. If that doesn't work for you please don't hesitate to contact us or go to our website and order off the wholesale page. Next... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 29, 2020

Posted on July 27th, 2020
It's garlic season! We pulled 6500 garlic heads from the field last week which means you'll get the first taste of the freshest garlic. Now we are working diligently to bunch and hang the garlic in the barn for curing. A special note on the garlic in your box: because it is very fresh and full of moisture,... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 15, 2020

Posted on July 13th, 2020
It feels like summer has just begun and we are already making way for fall. It is time once again to sow seeds for broccoli, carrots, beets, and spinach. As we approach August the days grow shorter and plant growth begins to wane. That being said, you can look forward to a bounty of warm season foods... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 8, 2020

Posted on July 6th, 2020
Hot and dry makes for very challenging growing conditions. Vegetable plants all but stop growing, but the weeds don't care. Nightly irrigation rounds are added to the long list of to-dos. New in this week's box are sugar snap peas! Salad mix will be of the mesclun type which includes arugula and mustard... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 1, 2020

Posted on June 29th, 2020
It has been DRY on the farm! Todd has been spending every evening running irrigation systems. Given the record amount of heat this summer so far, this will be the last week of spinach, so enjoy! Speaking of heat, the cucumbers are loving it and you will see the first from the greenhouses this week. And... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 17, 2020

Posted on June 15th, 2020
Hello Everyone!It’s week two of Rfarm2door deliveries!  Just a little note, please save the waxed boxes that your share comes in and we will pick them up the following week. The box dimensions are 9x10x13, so make sure your cooler is big enough, and send any special instructions you have for... read more »

News from the farm for June 10th

Posted on June 3rd, 2020
Hello everyone, This is our first week of veggie delivery, and it feels really exciting! We have always wanted to grow food so that the people in our direct community can eat healthy and fresh food. Home delivery was a dream we had years ago and due to the changing realities due to Covid19 it felt like... read more »