Farm Happenings at Sustainable Harvest Farm
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Farm Happenings at Sustainable Harvest Farm

Week 22 of 22

Posted on October 6th, 2023
We're sad to say it- but this is the last delivery of the season. You all have been terrific. Thank you for taking part in our farm share--- that has a positive impact in our world- Here's a picture of me from February 2023- It wont be very long before we're nurturing seeds into plants that will on1 read more »

Week 21 of 22

Posted on September 28th, 2023
Week 21 of 22- So exciting!  We hope that your health has increased because of your increased consumption of farm fresh certified organic vegetables and fruits this year- Speaking of Health-- Did you know that healthier soil produces healthier crops? In this picture you can see an example of a1 read more »

Week 20 of 22

Posted on September 22nd, 2023
Here's a neat picture from a couple of weeks ago. The guys are harvesting bell peppers. You can see a tractor and a long thing sticking out into the middle of the rows. The guys walk along the rows and harvest the bell peppers that are ready then dump their basket of peppers onto the conveyor. Once1 read more »

Week 19

Posted on September 15th, 2023
As I write this letter Jose, Carlos, Hugo and Esteban are all driving to Knoxville to take a return flight back to their families in Mexico. I can't imagine how excited they all must be. They have been here since March 1. Thank you guys.  Each one of them has many roles on the farm but they al1 read more »

Week 18

Posted on September 8th, 2023
We're super excited to have secured 14 more acres of farm land for the next several years. This farm has sat vacant for the past 3 years so fortunately we will be able certify all crops that we harvest here as "Certified" Organic. Land must be free of any synthetic substances for 3 years before it1 read more »

Farm Happenings for September 5, 2023

Posted on September 2nd, 2023
In this picture you can see various colors of bell peppers- Did you know that bell pepper varieties turn colors as they ripen? Dark red is most ripe. Colored bell peppers are more expensive because as the fruit ripens they are more likely to have disease spots on them. It will take anywhere 3-4 wee1 read more »

Week 16

Posted on August 25th, 2023
Many of you know that I'm a first generation farmer that had no prior experience in agriculture. I had never driven a tractor until my early twenties when I got a summer job ( during my summer break from teaching) One of the things that I found exhilarating about farming was the challenge- At first1 read more »

Week 15

Posted on August 19th, 2023
Here's a great picture of the team that makes it all happen. We celebrated 3 birthdays this week- Omar is on the left- Israel is in the middle and Abigail aka Badin is on the bottom right. I hired my in house chef (Finley) to make the guys favorite home made chocolate cake and home made chocolate i1 read more »

Week 14

Posted on August 11th, 2023
We're so glad that you all appreciate the products that you've been sending. Again- my team and I want you to be 110% happy each week- Please reach out when you aren't. Your positive and negative feedback helps us improve what we do- Here's a picture of Jorge- aka Donkey- unloading a load of bell p1 read more »