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

Harvest Days

Posted on August 31st, 2020
We say goodbye to the intensity and heat of August and we welcome the cool abundance of September. There are a wide variety of vegetables in their prime at this moment. We're harvesting every day of the week now to keep up with the bounty in our fields and store crops away for the colder months. Tomatoes,... read more »

Seth Loves Potatoes

Posted on August 24th, 2020
Meet Seth Bent. What a guy. He's been with Root 5 Farm for six(!) years and he's remarkable in every way. He's an invaluable member of our crew, working year-round operating tractors, building greenhouses, renovating barns, breaking things, fixing things- he does it all! Seth grew up on his family's... read more »

In the Blink of an Eye

Posted on August 10th, 2020
Just like that, mornings are misty, nights are cool, fields are being put to bed for the season with cover crops, winter squash harvest is approaching, and we're soaking summer in as fully as we can. We relish each morning we can step outside barefoot without extra layers and go swimming in the river... read more »

Peak Summer

Posted on August 10th, 2020
I know many of you are going through your own version of working from home with young kids this summer, so I thought you'd appreciate this scene of our 4-year old son climbing on Ben's back while we're on our third hour of weeding beets in the hot sun, making hard work even harder.  Farming is... read more »

It's Rainbow Time!

Posted on August 7th, 2020
Rainbow time is a special micro-season at the farm. It only lasts a few weeks while we're busy harvesting the full spectrum of colorful vegetables and then we look up and the fields are graced with full sky double arching rainbows day after day. Rainbows are one of the most beautiful sights nature has... read more »

It's Rainbow Time!

Posted on August 4th, 2020
Rainbow time is a special micro-season at the farm. It only lasts a few weeks while we're busy harvesting the full spectrum of colorful vegetables and then we look up and the fields are graced with full sky double arching rainbows day after day. Rainbows are one of the most beautiful sights nature has... read more »