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

Fall Fruit Abundance

Posted on September 24th, 2022
We have an amazing selection of fall fruit for you this week- 5 varieties of heirloom apples, plums, and asian pears! It's a great week to order extras for baking and mix and match so you get just what you want. The weather has cooled off so it's a great time to do some baking- apple pie, plum cake,... read more »

Broccoli, Kohlrabi, Dandelion, and Fennel. Oh my!

Posted on September 23rd, 2022
Fall arrived right on schedule this year, with temperatures dropping suddenly, just as we reached the fall equinox. While we would have enjoyed a few more weeks of extended summer weather, we've adapted quickly. On the harvest crew we've broken out our insulated pants, scarves, and hats, and started... read more »

Apple Season!

Posted on September 17th, 2022
Apple season has arrived! And we're so happy to be working with Scott Farm Orchards again this year. They grow a wonderful variety of ecologically grown heirloom apples, each one with it's own unique flavor, texture, and color. We hope you'll try them all! This week we have Honey Crisp, Ginger Gold,... read more »

Fall Equinox

Posted on September 17th, 2022
Local food has a way of deepening our roots to a place, of helping us belong more fully to the land we call home, and of being a guidepost to the seasons. As we savor the last of our ripe tomatoes, we plant our final successions of cold hardy greens that will feed us through the winter. We feel a mix... read more »

It's Apple Picking Time!

Posted on September 14th, 2022
Apple season has arrived! We're so happy to be working with Scott Farm Orchards again this year. They grow a wonderful variety of ecologically grown heirloom apples, each one with it's own unique flavor, texture, and color. We hope you'll try them all! This week we have Ginger Golds, Hubbarston Nonesuch,... read more »

Fall is rolling in - and so is the harvest!

Posted on September 9th, 2022
The crossover between summer and fall brings us tasty favorites like sweet peppers and heirloom tomatoes, along with fresh lettuce and spinach, hearty potatoes, sweet carrots, aromatic onions and garlic, broccoli, cabbage and lots of fresh herbs! This time of year is exciting with all its bounty...... read more »

Watermelons and Apples!

Posted on September 7th, 2022
This week was the final pick of our juicy sweet watermelons! And apple season has arrived! We're so delighted to be working with Scott Farm Orchards again this year. They grow a wonderful variety of ecologically grown heirloom apples. This week we have ginger gold apples and a delicious heirloom called... read more »

Squash Harvest Time!

Posted on September 2nd, 2022
Garhett started kindergarten last week and he's been joining us in the fields for winter squash harvest after school. The afternoons have been warm and dry, the perfect weather to harvest squash. It's a fun activity with the whole crew working together to clip the stems, windrow into long piles, buff... read more »