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

Winter Salads

Posted on November 22nd, 2021
After a spate of indulgent food (especially during the holidays!), we're usually craving fresher things to eat. That's why we're super excited about this weeks selection of winter greens for your CSA boxes. We've got kohlrabi, frisee, cabbage, spinach, kale, radicchio, and lettuce mix to choose from!... read more »

Mighty Spinach

Posted on November 22nd, 2021
Remember how Popeye consumed spinach and instantly developed bulging arm muscles, superhuman strength and energy? Popeye knew what he was doing. Spinach is a nutritional powerhouse rich in antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, magnesium, folate, iron, vitamin B2, calcium, potassium,... read more »

Clean Up Time!

Posted on November 17th, 2021
Mid November is clean up time around the farm. After the frost we move systematically through each field putting everything to bed for the winter. We mowed the asparagus fronds, spread compost on the beds, and then a nice thick layer of straw mulch to keep this crop weed free next season.  We... read more »

Giving Thanks

Posted on November 16th, 2021
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. It turns problems into gifts, failures into successes, the... read more »

Clean Up Time!

Posted on November 11th, 2021
Mid November is clean up time around the farm. After the frost it's time to move systematically through each field putting everything to bed for the winter. We mowed the asparagus fronds, spread compost on the beds, and then a nice thick layer of straw mulch to keep this crop weed free next season.  We... read more »

YES-vember!

Posted on November 3rd, 2021
We give ourselves a generous snack budget during this cold, dark month. Needing the extra fuel to keep going and stay warm. Cider donuts, cookies, or Ben's famous popovers are a welcome mid-morning treat. The coffee is flowing steadily at a rate of two pots per day for our crew. Doing our best to embrace... read more »