Farm Happenings at River Run Farm
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Farm Happenings at River Run Farm

Farm Happenings for November 9, 2021

Posted on November 4th, 2021
Dear wonderful Farmshare members, Coming up is the final week of the season's farmshare. (This is your last box for the year to customize!!). We grew millions of plants, harvested tons of food, packed thousands of boxes, and enjoyed many many delicious meals. We hope you've enjoyed the experience as... read more »

Farm Happenings for November 2, 2021

Posted on October 28th, 2021
Dear farmshare members, The nights are long and the mornings are dark. We have entered the persephone period, the time when the crops dont have enough light to continue growing. Some crew members have started saying their farewells as they ready themselves for winter adventures or hibernations. Great... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 26, 2021

Posted on October 21st, 2021
Greetings  farmsharers, The first of our 2022 garlic planting is going in the ground today! A last minute effort to try to get the garlic planted before the ground gets too wet during this upcoming round of rainy grey days, we are buckling down to prepare the cloves as quickly as we can (while... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 19, 2021

Posted on October 14th, 2021
Greetings folks! The winter squash has all been harvested and is curing in the greenhouse. Always one of the favorite harvests around here. Imagine: a crew of happy farmers filling up bin after bin of colorful squash on a cool autumn afternoon. Also this week, a special appearance of APPLES! These delicious... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 12, 2021

Posted on October 7th, 2021
Hello farmshare members, Brussel sprouts are ready! Potatoes, savoy cabbage, brussels, turnips, radicchio, garlic. Yum...fall flavors. The harvest of these next few weeks are my personal favorites! In a few days we will be harvesting and bringing in all the winter squash to cure. After a couple weeks... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 5, 2021

Posted on September 30th, 2021
Fall Greetings Farmsharers, The maple trees that sprinkle the woods behind the farm are providing some bright autumn colors to our farm pallet these days. The mud puddles that my toddler loves to bathe in have finally returned to our terrain after months of dry dusty roads. Soups have been simmering... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 28, 2021

Posted on September 23rd, 2021
Happy Fall Equinox! Although sometimes a challenge, the coming of darkness can be a welcome structure in which to rest and slow us down. Much to be done these days as the harvest moon slims down each day but with the mornings getting "shorter" there seems to be more time for sleep and slower morning... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 21, 2021

Posted on September 16th, 2021
Hello folks, Irrigation season has officially ended. The cucumbers and zucchini and bean plants have slowed down production to the point we are finding it not worth harvesting. Winter squash colors are brightening up out in the field. And garlic is completely cured. 'Tis the changing of the season. Anna read more »

Farm Happenings for September 14, 2021

Posted on September 8th, 2021
Hello farm sharers, We are reaching the very end of our irrigation season. Every year, if the river maintains enough water for the salmon runs and other river life, the irrigation system shuts off on September 15. This year, we've been riding the line. The river water levels are very low. We have been... read more »