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

Greenery

Posted on November 27th, 2020
Stick season is not Vermont's most glorious time of year. The November landscape is all browns and grays, but when you step inside one of our hoop houses, it's full of green! Green food that we've been saving up for just this moment   read more »

Power of Community

Posted on November 17th, 2020
  Let's celebrate the power of community, even if we can't be together right now. What we know is that we're all connected, and we will find our way forward through relationships and mutual support. Your choice to purchase a season's share of vegetables from Root 5 Farm radiates out into... read more »

Resilience

Posted on November 17th, 2020
Resilience. It’s a word that is being used a lot lately, as businesses adapt and respond to the current crisis. But for those of us working to strengthen our food system and deepen our connection to the land that sustains us, this is more than a word. It's our mission.  For nearly 20... read more »

Clean Up

Posted on November 11th, 2020
November farm work is usually not for the faint of heart as we deal with snow, ice, and sideways slushy rain, so the recent warm weather was such a gift as we finished up the last of our outdoor work for the season. It was amazing to have warm hands, wear t-shirts, and soak up some golden rays of vitamin... read more »

Digging Turmeric Root

Posted on November 11th, 2020
Our fresh turmeric root will be featured in shares this week so this unique crop deserves some special attention. Because of our short growing season, we harvest this tropical root at a young stage, before it's developed any skin. This means it's more perishable than the stuff you see in stores. ... read more »

Digging turmeric root

Posted on November 6th, 2020
Our fresh turmeric root will be featured in shares this week so this unique crop deserves some special attention. Because of our short growing season, we harvest this tropical root at a young stage, before it's developed any skin. This means it's more perishable than the stuff you see in stores. ... read more »

Beginning of Winter

Posted on November 4th, 2020
We're about halfway between the fall equinox and winter solstice. This marks the end of harvest season and the beginning of winter, or the "dark half" of the year. The ancient Celts celebrated this time with a great festival called Samhain as this marked the beginning of the Celtic new year. This was... read more »