Farm Happenings at Terra Verde Homestead
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Farm Happenings at Terra Verde Homestead

Summer Share Week 5

Posted on July 31st, 2020
Things around the farm are growing well and by this time tomorrow all the garlic will be harvested and drying in the greenhouse. So far, it looks great! We will need to wait a couple weeks for it to cure and then you will see it offered regularly in your shares. Our first planting of beans is done for... read more »

Summer Share Week 4

Posted on July 24th, 2020
Things are growing well around here (including the insects, which have been particularly bad this year) and I am busy balancing harvesting summer crops and planting many of the fall crops. More zucchini, cucumber, beets, green onions, kale, kohlrabi, and lettuce were planted this past week and carrots,... read more »

Summer Share Week 3

Posted on July 17th, 2020
It is that time of year when lots is happening around the farm and new vegetables are ready all the time! There are many new veggies to enjoy in this week's shares but before I get into that, we have also welcomed 11 new pigs to the farm in the last week! We raise Kune Kune pigs, which are a small, haired... read more »

Summer Share Week Two

Posted on July 10th, 2020
The heat is kicking some vegetables into high gear (and making others unhappy) but we are entering into the time of season when there are new, exciting vegetables every week. We've been feeling very grateful for the new well we had drilled in December because our old well would not have been able to... read more »

Summer Share Week 1

Posted on July 3rd, 2020
Happy First Day of Summer Shares! Many share members are back again after the spring season but we do have some new members joining us - welcome! I have been busy spending this off week weeding, planting lots of fall crops and catching up on those little tasks that get left when share deliveries are... read more »