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

Celebrating Our Inter-dependence

Posted on June 30th, 2021
"Wanna see a bird nest in the lettuce bed?" she asks. "Sure!" I say and she leads me to the place. She points her finger and whispers, "there". My eyes scan the area she's pointing to but I'm unable to see what's right in front of me. It's hidden in plain sight. And then, I see the tiny nest woven into... read more »

Trying New Things

Posted on June 30th, 2021
Make sure to check out the add-ons and swaps this week, we're trying new things and partnering with some new farms to bring you a selection of seasonal fruit since it's shaping up to be an excellent year for small fruit in our region. This week we're sourced some incredible dark sweet cherries from friends... read more »

Trying New Things

Posted on June 23rd, 2021
Make sure to check out the add-ons and swaps this week, we're partnering with some new farms to bring you a selection of seasonal fruit since it's shaping up to be an excellent year for small fruit in our region. This week we're offering strawberries from Four Corners Farm in Newbury, VT and we've sourced... read more »

Solstice

Posted on June 18th, 2021
The longest days of the year, the peak of sunlight in our part of the world. Solstice comes from the Latin words sol, meaning Sun and sistere, meaning stand still. This is a significant turning point in the vegetable farming season as we're shifting through this period of... read more »

'Tis the Season

Posted on June 11th, 2021
Looks like a festive Christmas table.... in June! Your CSA boxes will be filled with all reds and greens this week, with gorgeous asparagus spears, romaine lettuce, radishes, rhubarb, and strawberries all featured in your shares! This is the only week we'll have strawberries available so order yours... read more »

Beautiful Basil!

Posted on June 9th, 2021
We're delighted to have finally arrived here at the beginning of June and the start of our Summer CSA Shares. We've experienced some wild swings in weather throughout April and May, and now this extra special heatwave is testing all of our systems. But with lots of extra care and attention, our crops... read more »

Here comes the Heat!

Posted on June 7th, 2021
Whew-wee! The time for swimming holes and ice cream cones is here! Our heat-loving plants- peppers, cucumbers, and tomatoes are having a ball, growing inches taller over night it seems! We're grateful for the days with cloud cover when little transplants can gently acclimate to their new homes in the... read more »

Beautiful Basil!

Posted on June 2nd, 2021
We're delighted to have finally arrived here at the beginning of June. We've experienced some wild swings in the weather throughout April and May, but with lots of extra care and attention, our crops are still thriving and we're ready to harvest delicious, nutritious, organic vegetables for you all summer... read more »