Farm Happenings at Steel Pony Farm
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Farm Happenings at Steel Pony Farm

Farm Happenings October 8 - Winter program, garlic and extras

Posted on October 6th, 2019
Hi Folks,  This is the last pick up of the summer program. It's been a blast for me and I really hope that these vegetables have added value to your life.  You will see an email in your inbox with details about our winter program beginning in November. I am adding lots of extras to the list... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 1, 2019 - Winter Share, Bulk Garlic, Carrots, Potatoes and Corn

Posted on September 29th, 2019
Hi! I hope you are staying warm. For some of you pick up bi-weekly this will be your last of the season. I hope that we have been a part of you eating a cleaner diet full of nutritious food.    I have some exciting announcements:   We have enough root crops to run a winter program.... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 24, 2019

Posted on September 22nd, 2019
Hello!    This week we finally have our red kuri squash ready to harvest. These are my very favourite squash. They have a sweet and nutty flavour and smooth and creamy texture. I think you will love them. I typically cut mine in half, scoop out the seeds, roast cut side down in a baking pan... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 17, 2019

Posted on September 15th, 2019
Hello Dear Eaters,  I'm grateful for the warm day and nighttime temperatures. Our winter squash are getting a chance to ripen on the vine for the first time ever in my 9 years of farming. For now, we have spaghetti squash to offer but in coming weeks I will have a few other varieties available.  I... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 10, 2019

Posted on September 7th, 2019
We had a really successful garlic harvest last weekend. Many thanks to those of you who came out to lend a hand and see what we were up to. I hope that those of you who received garlic in your boxes last week have really enjoyed it. There sure is something special about fresh, uncured garlic. Please... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 3, 2019

Posted on September 1st, 2019
Well garlic harvest is finally underway! The crop is looking quite good! A group of us spent Saturday working away at it and got four out of thirteen rows out and hang to cure. As I write it is early Sunday morning - I'm planning to get back out and get a few more rows done today. Garlic needs to cure... read more »

Farm Happenings - Aug 27

Posted on August 24th, 2019
This has been a strange growing season. We had more moisture at the farm in last half of June and first half of July than I had ever had in a one month period in my 9 years of farming. It has also been, on average, the coldest and most overcast. I'm learning that many plants with large leaves (solar... read more »

August 22 Farm Happenings

Posted on August 20th, 2019
Hello! We've finally got carrots! Their growth has been so slow this year and they are still really small but I'm excited to get into the field and harvest some of these for you this week. We've also got heaps of broccoli. Broccoli plants typically produce one main head followed by a few... read more »

Farm Happenings Aug 20 - Carrots, Broccoli and Beef

Posted on August 18th, 2019
Hello!   We've finally got carrots! Their growth has been so slow this year and they are still really small but I'm excited to get into the field and harvest some of these for you this week.    We've also got heaps of broccoli. Broccoli plants typically produce one main head followed... read more »