Farm Happenings at Springdale Farm
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Farm Happenings at Springdale Farm

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 »

Farm Happenings for October 25, 2019

Posted on October 22nd, 2019
Picking kale at the Farm Day.   REMAINING SCHEDULE This is a reminder that there are four deliveries left for the season -- the weeks of October 21st, October 28th, November 4th, and November 11th.  (Of course, for every-other-week shares you will be picking up on two of those weeks. ... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 23, 2019

Posted on October 19th, 2019
Picking kale at the Farm Day.   REMAINING SCHEDULE This is a reminder that there are four deliveries left for the season -- the weeks of October 21st, October 28th, November 4th, and November 11th.  (Of course, for every-other-week shares you will be picking up on two of those weeks. ... read more »

Farm happenings for October 18th

Posted on October 15th, 2019
  Here we are transplanting some greens into a hoophouse (that recently had tomatoes in it).  This spinach and lettuce will hopefully be ready in 5-6 weeks, in time perhaps for one of the last deliveries of the season. We like to transplant them because they get off to a faster start than... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 16, 2019

Posted on October 12th, 2019
Now we are transplanting some greens into a hoophouse (that recently had tomatoes in it).  They would be ready in 5-6 weeks, in time perhaps for one of the last deliveries of the season. We like to transplant them because they get off to a faster start than if we were to put the seeds into the ground,... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 11, 2019

Posted on October 9th, 2019
We have a weekly lunch with most of the farm crew. Farm day rescheduled for October 19th! Today's winter squash is delicata -- slice in half and bake till soft! Cold coming -- time to harvest the last of the summer fruiting crops (like tomatoes, eggplant, and peppers), and then begin on all the root... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 8, 2019

Posted on October 4th, 2019
We have a weekly lunch together with many of the farm crew. Farm Day rescheduled to the 19th of October due to predicted rain. Hopefully on the 19th we will have a beautiful sunny day! The weather forecast is showing some sunshine next week for which we are VERY thankful. The winter squash of the... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 2, 2019

Posted on October 1st, 2019
Internet down for a while today; cutoff time will be Thursday morning 6 am. New crop: Brussels sprouts! And fennel is back again for those who love it. Great in soups and salads. The rain has made it hard to dig the potatoes and sweet potatoes but we are getting them out in between the showers. A... read more »