Farm Happenings at Springdale Farm
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Farm Happenings at Springdale Farm

Farm Happenings for October 2, 2019

Posted on September 28th, 2019
New crop: Brussels sprouts! And fennel is back again for those who love it. Great in soups and salads. The white onion that you might find in your box looks not great on the outside but is rock hard and tastes good. The rain has made it hard to dig the potatoes and sweet potatoes but we are getting... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 24, 2019

Posted on September 24th, 2019
NEW CROP: HAKUREI TURNIPS Peter here thinning the dense stand of hakurei salad turnips, one of the available veggies in this coming week's boxes.   ORGANIC APPLES AVAILABLE FROM HAPPY ROOTS FARM Dave and Rhonda Bohnhoff planted a wide variety of apples, along with other fruits and berries, on... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 24, 2019

Posted on September 21st, 2019
NEW CROP: HAKUREI TURNIPS Peter here thinning the dense stand of hakurei salad turnips, one of the available veggies in this coming week's boxes.   ORGANIC APPLES AVAILABLE FROM HAPPY ROOTS FARM Dave and Rhonda Bohnhoff planted a wide variety of apples, along with other fruits and berries, on... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 19, 2019

Posted on September 17th, 2019
Here we are, checking on the progress of the late season carrots.   SHORTER DAYS AND COOLER NIGHTS! Less light, and heat, for ripening the summer crops like tomatoes.  We definitely didn't have as many tomatoes this season as previous seasons!  A late planting of beefsteak tomatoes... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 17, 2019

Posted on September 14th, 2019
Here we are, checking on the progress of the late season carrots.   SHORTER DAYS AND COOLER NIGHTS! Less light, and heat, for ripening the summer crops like tomatoes.  We definitely didn't have as many tomatoes this season as previous seasons!  A late planting of beefsteak tomatoes... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 10, 2019

Posted on September 10th, 2019
BAGGING POTATOES Here is our 'experienced' crew bagging the potatoes.  Since the paper bags absorb moisture fairly readily, and then break apart easily, we usually end up using the nylon mesh bags instead for potatoes.   SOME NEW CROPS COMING UP Unless we have rainy weather later in the... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 10, 2019

Posted on September 7th, 2019
BAGGING POTATOES Here is our 'experienced' crew bagging the potatoes.  Since the paper bags absorb moisture fairly readily, and then break apart easily, we usually end up using the nylon mesh bags instead for potatoes.   SOME NEW CROPS COMING UP Unless we have rainy weather later in the... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 6, 2019

Posted on September 4th, 2019
POTATO DIGGING TIME! As the potatoes are now big enough to warrant getting the potato digger out of the shed and into the field, it's time to get digging!  We are starting with the red potatoes.  Other potatoes we have growing are some fingerlings, lots of gold potatoes, and a few Kennebecs... read more »