Farm Happenings at Tumbling Shoals Farm
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Farm Happenings at Tumbling Shoals Farm

Farm Happenings for October 27, 2020

Posted on October 22nd, 2020
The sweaters have come out of the storage and the shorts have gone into the closet, and thus begins the down-shift season.  With just a bit over a month left to go in our harvest season, the last half of October brings a slowing down.  With all the planting finished, the deconstruction happens... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 20, 2020

Posted on October 15th, 2020
This week began with humor.  The photo on the left is the now empty emergency Prosecco kit my friend David made for me a year or two ago.  I had a Prosecco emergency this year!  The picture on the right is, I presume, my new emergency Prosecco kit made by my friend Robert who heard about... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 13, 2020

Posted on October 8th, 2020
Just in case you haven't seen this beautiful monarch chrysalis, here it is just before it emerges for it's long flight to Mexico It’s only October, but the change of seasons is bringing some sense of hope that just moving forward will bring a beneficial change.  This year has felt like one... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 6, 2020

Posted on October 1st, 2020
I learned from a Jesuit brother many years ago that we are the universe’s method of reflecting upon itself.  I’ve never forgotten that piece of wisdom.  Since then, I’ve been trying to show the universe a good time.  I mean, self reflection is good and all, but it can... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 29, 2020

Posted on September 24th, 2020
  I hear a lot about living in the moment. And complaints about how cell phones and their evolution into miniature computers has none of us living in the moment.  To be fair, I do think my “device” has changed my brain a little bit.  I mean, all of my lists are kept there,... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 22, 2020

Posted on September 17th, 2020
Welcome to the Fall harvest share! Just a couple of logistical items for those of you just joining us (feel free to ignore if you are already in the know): You will receive your customization email on Sundays.  I'm not consistent about what time on Thursdays (it depends on what else is going on). ... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 15, 2020

Posted on September 10th, 2020
Congratulations!  You have been eating healthy. local, organic food for 20 weeks!!!  For sure, you have leveled up in the kitchen and in health!  We appreciate your commitment to our farm and the local food economy.  All of us here at Tumbling Shoals Farm are filled with gratitude. ... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 8, 2020

Posted on September 3rd, 2020
This is the penultimate week of the main season harvest share!  Congratulations! You have been eating healthy, local, organic vegetables for 17 weeks!  You should be proud of yourselves.  You can continue all the way until Thanksgiving if you like, with the purchase of a fall share, available... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 1, 2020

Posted on August 27th, 2020
I realized the other day that I just don’t take as many pictures as I used to. It’s as if everything we do here is just no longer fascinating.  As if the art of growing food has lost its luster.  But then, in a torrent of jubilation, I understood that it’s not that!!! ... read more »