Farm Happenings at Root 5 Farm
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Farm Happenings at Root 5 Farm

Asparagus is Here

Posted on May 15th, 2024
Asparagus has officially arrived and only lasts about 5 weeks, so now is the time to enjoy this unique spring vegetable while it's in season. We love to grill or broil the spears whole - simply drizzle a little olive oil, a sprinkle of our lemon ginger sea salt and serve immediately. We also love t1 read more »

Planting Time!

Posted on May 8th, 2024
New in your share this week: our favorite Japanese salad turnips, cherry tomatoes from our friends at Long Wind Farm, crisp Macoun apples from Champlain Orchards, sweet potatoes from Burnt Rock Farm, and a fresh batch of shiitake mushrooms! Mid-May is such a beautiful time on the farm - the trees a1 read more »

Amazing Spring!

Posted on May 1st, 2024
We hope you enjoyed your first CSA box! It is such a joy to be back into the swing of harvesting and packing shares. Did you celebrate tried-and-true recipes with vegetables you know and love? Or did you explore something new to kick off the season? However you choose to enjoy your share this seaso1 read more »

Fresh Food is Back!

Posted on April 17th, 2024
We're thrilled to be back into the steady rhythm of the growing season and it feels so good to be harvesting fresh food for you again! Our greenhouse and hoop houses are filled to the brim and our crew has been busy tending to a variety of delicious vegetables for your spring boxes.  If you'r1 read more »

Gathering Time

Posted on November 17th, 2023
There's something so beautiful about living and eating more intentionally with the seasons, in noticing how our gatherings and feasts can center around the many flavors and variety of foods the earth supports in our region at this time of year. Butternut squash, hearty greens, russet potatoes, carr1 read more »

Seasonal Finale - Stock up for Winter!

Posted on November 14th, 2023
November is coming to an end and so is our 2023 CSA season. We hope you've enjoyed this journey of seasonal eating with us, and we wish you continued health and happiness throughout the winter months. Thank you so much - for helping us create community and connection, for choosing to be a part of t1 read more »

Gathering Time

Posted on November 14th, 2023
There's something so beautiful about living and eating more intentionally with the seasons, in noticing how our gatherings and feasts can center around the many flavors and variety of foods the earth supports in our region at this time of year. Butternut squash, hearty greens, russet potatoes, carr1 read more »

Mighty Winter Greens!

Posted on November 10th, 2023
It's officially stick season in the Upper Valley - the surrounding landscape has turned muted shades of brown and grey and plant life has gone dormant. Inside our unheated hoop houses, however, the hearty greens are still thriving! They have the impressive ability to withstand below freezing temper1 read more »

Super Spinach!

Posted on November 6th, 2023
It's officially stick season in the Upper Valley - the surrounding landscape has turned muted shades of brown and grey and all plant life has gone dormant. Inside our unheated hoop houses, however, the hearty greens are thriving! They have the impressive ability to withstand below freezing temperat1 read more »