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

Melon time!

Posted on August 26th, 2022
Watermelons are ripe, peaches are still coming in strong, this is the last week for blueberries. Have you tried watermelon, mint, feta, arugula salad? Delicious! Check out this recipe- all of these items are available through your CSA share this week!  read more »

Transitions

Posted on August 26th, 2022
It's that transition time of late August- mornings are misty, nights are cool, and the crickets are chirping at top volume announcing the coming fall. We're wrapping up cucumber and zucchini harvest, putting fields to bed for the season with cover crops, and winter squash harvest begins next week. We're... read more »

Gold Medalists!

Posted on August 19th, 2022
Did you know your farmers are also talented Olympic athletes? The Root 5 Farm team placed 1st at the seventh annual Farmer Olympics this past week! This is a silly, fun event hosted by NOFA-VT that provides a much-needed break from work, an evening out with farmer friends, a little bit of competition,... read more »

Peak Blueberry Season

Posted on August 17th, 2022
Did you know you can add extras and swap out items just like you do with your veggie share? We're at peak blueberry season in the Upper Valley, so we're featuring pints of delicious blueberries from Newbury Blueberry. It's a great time to order a few extra pints and make this King Arthur Flour recipe... read more »

Customize Your Fruit Share Too!

Posted on August 12th, 2022
Did you know you can add extras and swap out items just like you do with your veggie share? We're at peak blueberry season in the Upper Valley, so we're featuring pints of delicious blueberries from Newbury Blueberry. It's a great time to order a few extra pints and make this King Arthur Flour recipe... read more »

Green Bean Machine!

Posted on August 12th, 2022
Green beans are a favorite field snack and a satisfying by-the-handful-harvest. Although we tend to eat them raw most often, they're super tasty tossed in a skillet with sesame oil and our chili garlic sauce and served over rice with a sprinkle of toasted garlic and our chili pepper salt over the top.... read more »

Customize Your Fruit Share Too!

Posted on August 5th, 2022
Did you know you can add extras and swap out items just like you do with your veggie share? We're at peak blueberry season in the Upper Valley, so we're featuring pints of delicious blueberries from Newbury Blueberry. It's a great time to order a few extra pints and make this King Arthur Flour recipe... read more »

Customize Your Fruit Share Too!

Posted on August 2nd, 2022
Did you know you can add extras and swap out items just like you do with your veggie share? We're at peak blueberry season in the Upper Valley, so we're featuring pints of delicious blueberries from Newbury Blueberry. It's a great time to order a few extra pints and make this King Arthur Flour recipe... read more »

We're All About Alliums

Posted on August 1st, 2022
If there's one food that goes with nearly all other foods, Alliums must be it. Onions and garlic are at the base of just about every delicious meal. In our kitchen, when I'm at a loss for what to cook, I instinctively reach for an onion and a few garlic cloves to get started and then figure the rest... read more »