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

Farm Happenings for November 26, 2019

Posted on November 21st, 2019
As we enter the season of giving thanks, I am overwhelmed with gratitude for the land that has given us so much and fed so many people, for the young folks that stayed with us this season and worked their tails off to feed so many people, for you, the customers, whose amazing support has kept us here... read more »

Farm Happenings for November 19, 2019: The final fall harvest share

Posted on November 13th, 2019
Thank you so much for helping us make 2019 the best season ever!  What a fantastic way to close out a decade! We took the leap together into the customized harvest share and grew it together into a wild success.  I know we've learned a lot and you probably have too. We'll be working with Harvie... read more »

Farm Happenings: correction on the Thanksgiving confusion

Posted on November 7th, 2019
I created a bunch of confusion for no reason over the Thanksgiving delivery! Turns out, there's an extra week before Thanksgiving this year, so the last share of the ten week fall share season is the week before Thanksgiving! I believe we thought Thanksgiving was the 21st when we set this up for 10 weeks,... read more »

Farm Happenings for November 5, 2019:The season of losing focus

Posted on October 31st, 2019
...And sometimes we just play ping pong in late October Have you ever trained for a marathon?  How long does it take?  How long do they have to maintain the focus and motivation required to pull it off?  Because it seems like my focus fades sometime in October every year.  Not that... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 29, 2019: LOL

Posted on October 24th, 2019
Enjoy this amusing "face" in the smashed butternut squash:) Welcome new members! Here's Shiloh waxing poetic: I read this the other day: “How wonderful is it that we laugh because our bodies cannot contain the joy”.  I love to laugh.  Who doesn’t? I love the random acts... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 22, 2019: The Goodbye Season

Posted on October 17th, 2019
The frost is coming soon.  It’s hard to believe it was 100° just two weeks ago, and now we’re saying goodbye to summer crops and turning our heads forward to carrots and cauliflower and winter hats and freezing fingers.  We’ve said goodbye to half of our farmily. We’re... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 15, 2019

Posted on October 10th, 2019
It’s just that season.  The one where all the impossible task lists shrink to questions of whether or not we have enough work for everyone (we do).  The one where naps seem like more of a possibility.  The one where the most pressing issue is what to be for Halloween.  It’s... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 8, 2019

Posted on October 3rd, 2019
I want to excuse my sentence with an apology for being “master of the obvious”, however, it is not at all obvious that it is October 1st today.  I mean, huh?  I try really hard not to complain about the heat so that I don’t feel bad complaining about the cold, and  know... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 1, 2019: Autumn

Posted on September 26th, 2019
And so we arrive, floating on the gentle evening breezes of late September, into autumn.  The days are layered into neat stacks of seasons with the mornings bundled in the sweatshirts and winter hats of late winter, the mid-days coated in the sweat of summer, and the evenings a slow unfurling of... read more »