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

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 »