Farm Happenings at Urban Teaching Farm
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Farm Happenings at Urban Teaching Farm

Summer days ahead

Posted on June 25th, 2021
As the heat waves sink into the soil we are being gifted with a bounty of seasonal produce on the farm. To take a peek ahead, we have some really awesome vegetable varieties about to be harvested. Take a closer look: 'Lunchbox' Snacking Pepper: Small, few seeds, super sweet, and long lasting, these... read more »

Garlic Superpowers

Posted on June 18th, 2021
Many of you choose the food to feed your families not only for the flavor, but for the richness of nutrition and sometimes for the medicine it provides. Garlic, is one of those magic plants that as the proverb from India goes, "is as good as ten mothers". There is hardly a cultural foodway out there... read more »

Not to single anyone out... but can we talk about Padrons?

Posted on June 11th, 2021
One of my all time favorite crops is coming into its peak season and I love it so much I want you all to love it too! The pimientos de Padrón is an heirloom pepper that, as the story goes, a Franciscan monk brought the pepper seeds from Mexico to the Herbon parish in the town of Padrón,... read more »

Green Beans and volunteers

Posted on June 9th, 2021
What a wonderful and vibrant week it's been on the farm! We've been hosting middle and high school aged youth from First Baptist and College Park Baptist this past week and they have been so incredibly engaged and productive. We've been discussing how plants grow, the history of Warnersville, what working... read more »

Welcome to the Harvest Box Summer Season!

Posted on June 6th, 2021
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the beginning of a flavorful, sweet, spicy, fresh Summer Harvest Box Season! The next 12 weeks will be filled with the last vestiges of the Spring, like heat-tolerant varieties of romaine and butterhead lettuces and then as gracefully as the ebb and flow of daylight hours... read more »