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

Lettuce Be Joyful

Posted on May 29th, 2024
The warm days and cool nights have been ideal for greens and we have an abundance of beautiful crops right now, like spinach, lettuce mix, arugula, and kale. Though they're usually celebrated as sides, why not try these greens into a fun breakfast dishes like this chickpea, spinach and chorizo1 read more »

Plant, Water, Prune, Weed, Harvest, Repeat!

Posted on May 22nd, 2024
Last week was suddenly hot, hot, hot, so we've been doing our best to stay hydrated and take extra care of our newly planted seedlings- irrigating in the fields (our carrot crop just starting to germinate in the photo above) and draping shade cloths over the tops of our greenhouses to alleviate str1 read more »

Asparagus is Here

Posted on May 15th, 2024
Asparagus has officially arrived and only lasts about 5 weeks, so now is the time to enjoy this unique spring vegetable while it's in season. We love to grill or broil the spears whole - simply drizzle a little olive oil, a sprinkle of our lemon ginger sea salt and serve immediately. We also love t1 read more »

Planting Time!

Posted on May 8th, 2024
New in your share this week: our favorite Japanese salad turnips, cherry tomatoes from our friends at Long Wind Farm, crisp Macoun apples from Champlain Orchards, sweet potatoes from Burnt Rock Farm, and a fresh batch of shiitake mushrooms! Mid-May is such a beautiful time on the farm - the trees a1 read more »

Amazing Spring!

Posted on May 1st, 2024
We hope you enjoyed your first CSA box! It is such a joy to be back into the swing of harvesting and packing shares. Did you celebrate tried-and-true recipes with vegetables you know and love? Or did you explore something new to kick off the season? However you choose to enjoy your share this seaso1 read more »