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

Planting fall crops

Posted on July 19th, 2019
The youngest member of our crew had fun helping out with planting fall cabbages and kale.  read more »

Abundance!

Posted on July 16th, 2019
Danielle is happy about harvesting tomatoes for you! read more »

Abundance!

Posted on July 12th, 2019
Danielle is happy about harvesting big bucket of cherry tomatoes for you! read more »

summer harvest

Posted on July 5th, 2019
It's an exciting time on the farm with so many summer crops coming in. We've harvested our last asparagus for the season and we're moving on to eggplant, tomatoes, zucchinis, and peppers.  read more »

Hot Hot Hot!

Posted on July 1st, 2019
The heat has brought on some new crops- eggplant, green peppers, and summer squash are all sizing up now and they'll make an appearance in your CSA boxes this week. These are all great vegetables for the grill, so it'll be nice to cook outside during this heat wave. We installed a pump on our new well... read more »

hot hot hot!

Posted on June 28th, 2019
The heat has brought on some new crops- eggplant, green peppers, and summer squash are all sizing up now and they'll make an appearance in your CSA boxes this week. These are all great vegetables for the grill, so it'll be nice to cook outside during this heat wave. We installed a pump on our new well... read more »

Longest Day

Posted on June 21st, 2019
We’ve reached the longest day of the year with an amazing 16 hours of daylight shining down on us. The plants respond in amazing ways to this light, everything is growing quickly now, and fruits are setting readily on our tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants. With a few hot days we should see some... read more »

Weekly Seedings

Posted on June 18th, 2019
Benner will seed twelve plantings of spinach throughout our growing season- he seeds one bed every other week. Did you know that some crops (such as spinach, lettuce, arugula, herbs, bok choy, radishes, turnips, and scallions) grow relatively quickly, and we seed them over and over again? Some crops... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 18, 2019

Posted on June 14th, 2019
Benner will seed twelve plantings of spinach throughout our growing season- he seeds one bed every other week. Did you know that some crops (such as spinach, lettuce, herbs, bok choy, radishes, turnips, and scallions) grow relatively quickly, and we seed them over and over again? Some crops (such... read more »