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

Welcoming Winter

Posted on October 27th, 2021
Frost is in the forecast so we dress in many layers, warm our hands with mugs of coffee, and hustle to harvest the last of the field greens before the ground freezes. October 31st marks the midpoint between Autumn Equinox and Winter Solstice, when the ancient Celts celebrated the end of the harvest season... read more »

Sunshine and Smiles

Posted on October 22nd, 2021
The time has come- we've reached the final week of our Summer/Fall CSA Shares! If you're joining us for Winter Shares, we’ll see you next week. But for some of you, we know this is maybe goodbye for now. We're grateful that you chose Root 5 Farm for your weekly source of fresh food. We hope you... read more »

Putting the "root" in Root 5 Farm

Posted on October 13th, 2021
It's bulk carrot harvest time on the farm! Carrots thrive in the cooler, shorter days of late fall. Every October we harvest and wash about 10,000 lbs of these orange beauties and we store them in our root cellar for Winter and Spring CSA Shares. It's a huge task, and it seems daunting at first, but... read more »

Let Food Be Thy Medicine

Posted on October 6th, 2021
When folks visit the farm this time of year they're shocked by how beautiful our greens look. Many home gardens are on the denouement of their productivity arc and they're settling into decay. At the farm, it's our job to keep your boxes bountiful through the end of December so we've planted successions... read more »