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

Last Call for Basil!

Posted on August 8th, 2021
If you love pesto and you haven't put any up for the winter, now is your last chance to grab some from the Teaching Farm. You will see bulk 1 gallon bags of Thai and Italian Basil Available for $5 each in your customization options this week. The plants are coming out this week to make way for early... read more »

Fall greenhouse is going!

Posted on August 1st, 2021
Brassicas, alliums, and goosefoot plants are all popping out of the soil bravely taking on the intense summer heat. One of the universal truths of farming... one foot firmly wiggling into the soil of the present season and the other stepping forward into the next. Keeping us grounded and hopeful for... read more »

Recipes we tired and blissful summer farmers have been loving!

Posted on July 16th, 2021
There are a few key summer recipes that even sun-drenched and exhausted I can always find the motivation to make... share some of your summer favorites with us too, we'd love to hear all about it! Southern Tomato Pie: I have used cherry tomatoes, green tomatoes, cheddar, manchego, parmesan, and parsley... read more »

Pop Up Saturday- Summer abundance!

Posted on July 14th, 2021
The summer can’t be stopped! Hot, humid, thunderstorms, drought, cicadas, japanese beetles and ABUNDANCE on the farm. We have cherry tomatoes, peppers, eggplants and so much more flowing out of our fields and they would all really like to go home with you and feed your family! Pop-Up farmstand... read more »

Customize your share! Great options!

Posted on July 11th, 2021
We are entering a time of summer abundance on the farm and each week you will find more available to swap in your shares. Had enough Padron Peppers? Want to make a double batch of cherry tomato salad? No problem.  Log in to your account and swap or add extra items. If you have any questions or... read more »

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 »