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

Tough

Posted on July 11th, 2019
Hello Folks, I'm having a hard time mustering up any positive highlights to mention about this week. This is hands down the most challenging frustrating farming season that I've ever had. Granted, this is only my 9th year providing a CSA Farm share, but I'm pretty down. We're going to keep working hard... read more »

Yikes! 3.5 more months!

Posted on July 5th, 2019
Can you Believe it- We're not even half way thru your farm share season? Strawberries seem like a foggy memory! However now is the time to begin getting ducks in a row to plant strawberries for the 2020 season. Here are a smattering of thoughts that go into preparing for a crop like strawberries. Strawberries... read more »

What if there were no farmers?

Posted on June 18th, 2019
I entered our local farm store this week looking rather down as the weather was calling for 5 straight days of rain. The owner kindly asked- "how's it Going" I think he knew the answer to that question. I told him- Harold- I've never been so close to quitting as I am right now. This is miserable. Everything's... read more »

Wet Wet Wet

Posted on June 13th, 2019
I remember years ago when I first started gardening I only had a short window of time to get the garden tilled so I did it in the middle of a rainstorm. That's before I realized how damaging it is to soil health to "work" the soil when its too damp. Even driving on soil when its wet can be very damaging.  It... read more »

How do we know what to offer you each week?

Posted on June 5th, 2019
You, our highly esteemed Farm Share/CSA customers, are our number one priority when it comes to who gets the best of the produce from the farm. But how does that happen? How do we decide what you get to choose from each week? How do we decide how much to plant each season for every person that joins?... read more »

A break in the Heat!

Posted on June 3rd, 2019
The weather has finally cooled back down a bit, but some of the spring crops that we plant for you don't spring back to life after a hot spell like we had. As we mentioned last week we grow such a wide variety of items that we're typically able to roll with what mother nature brings our way. Strawberries... read more »

Record Breaking Tempatures

Posted on May 29th, 2019
We don't mind one bit to work when its hot, but some of the spring crops that we plant for you don't do well. As we mentioned last week we grow such a wide variety of items that we're typically able to roll with what mother nature brings our way. Strawberries are slowing way down, its very likely that... read more »

Hot!

Posted on May 23rd, 2019
Wow! Its hot for May. Some crops are growing very well in the heat, but others are really feeling the record breaking temperatures.  The ones that are suffering most are the crops that usually grow well in early spring- strawberries, lettuces, broccoli, cabbage, swiss chard, carrots. Fortunately... read more »

How about those Berries!

Posted on May 15th, 2019
Did you notice the the unique flavor, texture, and color of the strawberries. They are unlike anything you receive at the grocery store. Picked at the ripest point for intense flavor they are definitely a little more delicate than what you receive at the store. Strawberries are kind of like a banana.... read more »