Farm Happenings at Springdale Farm
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Farm Happenings at Springdale Farm

Farm Happenings for March 25, 2020

Posted on March 24th, 2020
Greetings all! All well at the farm, though we do have items that we can no longer sell to restaurants (since they are closed), and the farmers markets (since they have been canceled), so we are happy to make them available to you. We are using the Harvie platform to help with taking the orders, ... read more »

Farm Happenings for December 9, 2019

Posted on December 4th, 2019
OUT WITH THE OLD, AND PREPARE FOR THE NEW! Caleb here, along with Jenn, Justin, and Josh, clearing out some nice indoor space to get ready for a spinach planting.  If the sun comes out, it can easily reach the 50's or 60's in the greenhouse, though if cloudy, the difference in inside and outside... read more »

Farm Happenings for November 20 and 22, 2019

Posted on November 15th, 2019
Getting the last of the beets out of the ground!   CUSTOMIZING OF YOUR THANKSGIVING SHARE For those who will be picking up on Friday, please note the cutoff period for customizing your share ends on Monday night (the 18th).  That is earlier than usual! We combined both packing days into... read more »

Farm Happenings for November 15, 2019

Posted on November 11th, 2019
  WRAPPING UP THE SEASON The season now comes to an end; thanks for sharing it with us!  (Actually the Thanksgiving and Storage shares are still forthcoming!) Try our salsa and pickled beets, or the (frozen) cider pressed from Dave Bohnhoff's unique mix of apples, all available from the... read more »

Farm Happenings for November 13, 2019

Posted on November 7th, 2019
Last week's lettuce mix prior to picking (from greenhouse)   EARLY E-MAIL THIS TIME! Wanting to spend the weekend in New Orleans celebrating our son Jim's marriage to Hilary Kane, we are sending you this week's e-mail several days earlier than usual.  For those of you who know Jim, you can... read more »

Farm Happenings for November 8, 2019

Posted on November 5th, 2019
FINAL OUTDOOR PLANTING Here we are planting garlic (that will eventually be harvested in 2020); usually we can do it without having to shovel the snow off the field first!  But the garlic has to be planted in the fall, since spring planted garlic does not result in decent-sized bulbs in Wisconsin. ... read more »

Farm Happenings for November 6, 2019

Posted on November 3rd, 2019
FINAL OUTDOOR PLANTING Here we are planting garlic (that will eventually be harvested in 2020); usually we can do it without having to shovel the snow off the field first!  But the garlic has to be planted in the fall, since spring planted garlic does not result in decent-sized bulbs in Wisconsin. ... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 31/November 1, 2019

Posted on October 30th, 2019
Picking potatoes before the next rain.   NON-STOP HARVESTING We use these last days of October to get as much out of the ground and fields as we can!  Potatoes is the crop that we have the most acreage in, but also plenty of beets, and some carrots, and turnips, and leeks, and some... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 30, 2019

Posted on October 27th, 2019
Picking potatoes before the next rain.   NON-STOP HARVESTING We use these last days of October to get as much out of the ground and fields as we can!  Potatoes is the crop that we have the most acreage in, but also plenty of beets, and some carrots, and turnips, and leeks, and some brussels... read more »