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

Keeping it Simple

Posted on July 28th, 2022
The shishito peppers are abundant right now — here's a simple recipe for blistered shishitos. We're on the tomato toast train, a simple meal of buttered toast topped with sliced tomatoes. And another simple dish? Salad with chopped scallions, cherry tomatoes, fresh chevre and salad dressing. Simple... read more »

First Week of Fruit Shares!!

Posted on July 22nd, 2022
We're trying a new feature this year with customizable fruit shares. This week we're featuring blueberries from Newbury Blueberry and apricots from Slice of Earth Farm. You can customize your selection, just like your vegetable share, so mix and match or add extras if you wish. We'll expand our varieties... read more »

Tomatoes and Basil, Together Again!

Posted on July 21st, 2022
Tomato abundance time is here! San marzanos (romas), rebelskis (slicers), and sakuras (cherries) are all ripening steadily now. Heirlooms are still to come. We also have gorgeous overflowing beds of basil. It's the perfect time to make pesto pasta or tomato and mozzarella caprese salad for those no-cook... read more »

Always Changing

Posted on July 14th, 2022
This week we've been enjoying the diversity of our fields, a beautiful patchwork of crops always changing, new crops going in others coming out. We let some crops like arugula, dill, cilantro, and mustard greens go to flower after we've harvested them once, and it's wonderful to see pollinators and birds... read more »

Plenty

Posted on July 8th, 2022
The list expands again this week as we enter the season of abundance. Summer squash, tomatoes, gorgeous greens and herbs of all kinds, head lettuce, cabbage, scallions, green peppers, radishes, turnips, carrots, beets, and cucumbers are all available now.   With so much variety and choice, it... read more »

Meet the crew that makes it all happen!

Posted on July 1st, 2022
Top Row: Nick, Liam, Robert, Mariah, Meg, Benner, Brian. Bottom Row: Seth, Danielle, Shayne, Cindy This is the team that does it all! From bed prep to CSA pack and everything in between. This group of hard working folks shows up at 7am ready to work, rain or shine, hot or cold, winter, spring, summer,... read more »