Farm Happenings at Springdale Farm
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Farm Happenings at Springdale Farm

Farm Happenings for August 2, 2019

Posted on July 29th, 2019
ONION HARVEST! Abigail Anderson, daughter of a long-time member of the farm, and mother of two teenagers working at the farm this summer, is here in the onion patch getting onions ready for delivery.  These onions are mild, and relatively juicy, and are not for long-term storage.  For short... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 30, 2019

Posted on July 27th, 2019
ONION HARVEST! Abigail Anderson, daughter of a long-time member of the farm, and mother of two teenagers working at the farm this summer, is here in the onion patch getting onions ready for delivery.  These onions are mild, and relatively juicy, and are not for long-term storage.  For short... read more »

WEED ERADICATION!

Posted on July 23rd, 2019
    DEALING WITH WEEDS! Hundreds of millions of weed seeds lie in every acre of soil.  And if even a tiny fraction of them are able to grow, and compete with our desired crop, the total harvest of our choice vegetable will be severely curtailed.  One method of getting rid... read more »

Flame weeding

Posted on July 20th, 2019
    EXTRA FRUIT, AND VEGGIE ORDERING As mentioned in our other e-mail, we are offering fruit several times this year, and next week we will have organic blueberries for you alongside your vegetable totes if you would want to order them.  To order, either sign-up for a separate blueberry... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 18, 2019

Posted on July 16th, 2019
NEW CROPS -- GREEN BEANS AND CARROTS! It is always fun to see a new crop come along, and this week we have available both green beans and carrots.  As usual for our soil, carrots are often slightly misshapen, and not the perfectly cylindrical shape that carrots can assume when grown on sandy soil. ... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 16, 2019

Posted on July 13th, 2019
NEW CROPS -- GREEN BEANS AND CARROTS! It is always fun to see a new crop come along, and this week we have available both green beans and carrots.  As usual for our soil, carrots are often slightly misshapen, and not the perfectly cylindrical shape that carrots can assume when grown on sandy soil. ... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 9, 2019

Posted on July 6th, 2019
Heat plus moisture equals vegetative growth!  Lots of crops maturing more rapidly now! Green beans and carrots soon on their way!  Krista Frederichs and Angela Sparks here displaying the newest fashion! read more »