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

Fresh Ginger is Here!

Posted on September 29th, 2021
"Zippity Pop!" That's what your mouth will say when you bite into a piece of our fresh ginger! This is one of the more unique crops we grow here at Root 5 Farm and you may be wondering: "Why does this ginger look different from the brown stuff I buy at the store?"  Because of our short growing... read more »

Spotlight on the Farm Kitchen

Posted on September 22nd, 2021
We are beyond lucky to have an amazing kitchen manager, Cindy Ross, at R5F. She is innovative, curious, and resourceful, not to mention an amazing cook and culinary creator! She knows how to find the exquisite balance of sweet and spicy in her salsas and create the perfect blend of tangy and bright in... read more »

Squash Harvest

Posted on September 15th, 2021
We love winter squash harvest time. As adults, it's the closest we come to elementary school field day when we team up to toss squash after squash from field to bin. The tractor inches along slowly down the field carrying a giant bin as the squash is passed from hand to hand and placed gently inside.... read more »

Tater Time!

Posted on September 8th, 2021
Potato season is finally here! We want to spotlight and thank our amazing farm partners at Mink Meadow Farm in Etna, NH who grow gorgeous produce including garlic, eggplant, and now potatoes and leeks for your Root 5 CSA Shares. Our dear friends Seth and Sarah (who fell in love while tending the fields... read more »

Transitions

Posted on September 2nd, 2021
These cooler days and chilly nights make for perfect greens- romaine, red leaf lettuce, cabbage, and kale are the stars of the show this week! The new school year has begun, the air is palpably crisper, and the intensity of summertime energy is mellowing. As the season is shifting we're flipping our... read more »