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

Rain and Pottery and FREE freezer strawberries!

Posted on May 22nd, 2020
With the incredible rain we got, it definitely had an effect on our crops. The peas LOVE it, they doubled in size and we will be harvesting our first snap pease next week! Small harvest at first, but it will grow in size week to week. The strawberries however, did not love it. They are fragile little... read more »

Season change

Posted on May 15th, 2020
Sixth week of our Harvest Box can it be?? In a typical spring, time seems to be both at a standstill and fly by in April and May. We’re so busy with our heads down in the task right in front of us it’s hard to make a moment to look up and see how the season fits in the larger picture. I imagine... read more »

Strawberry pie, strawberry syrup, strawberries on strawberries!

Posted on May 14th, 2020
And then there were more! Finally get yourself enough fresh strawberries for that strawberries and fresh biscuits with cream you’ve been craving for Sunday Brunch...   ...Or that strawberry jam you saw someone make the other day you really want to try! Head over to our farm stand:   Pick... read more »

Strawberry and Salad Greens Abundance!

Posted on May 8th, 2020
With the warm weather over the past week and the perfectly timed rains, our rows of strawberries and salad greens have been exploding with abundance! Sign up by 10 PM tonight for an extra weekend supply of strawberries, spring lettuce mix, Sorel, and a spicy salad mix (pro tip: all 3 greens combined... read more »

Broccoli and Sourdough are here!

Posted on April 29th, 2020
I spoke with Jeff, baker extraordinaire at Breadservice, and he is ready to get back into the microbakery and share some sourdough with you fine folks each week. When you customize your share this week you will see “sourdough” as an option for extras. Only a limited amount available! If... read more »

strawberries and starting your own garden!

Posted on April 24th, 2020
Spring is truly here! The strawberries are big, bright and beautiful this week and they are just pouring in! If you’re a fan, make sure to set your preferences accordingly and we will do our best to get some to everyone. I know many of us are thinking more and more about how we can grow food for... read more »

NEW Pick Up Location/Day/Time

Posted on April 17th, 2020
We have officially added a NEW Pickup Location option for your Harvest Box! Friday 4-7pm Don and Kristy Milholin's Home Hamilton Lakes/West Greensboro 4908 Manning Drive Greensboro, NC 27410 If you are interested in switching locations, please do so through Harvie by logging in to your account.... read more »

Pickup Procedures/Safety

Posted on April 10th, 2020
We are full of joy and pride that we get to be your farmers during this time. Thank you for your support and thanks for reading this email thoroughly and asking me any follow up questions you have about pickup procedures to keep everyone safe! We encourage everyone to continue to follow CDC guidelines... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 8, 2020

Posted on April 3rd, 2020
After a long week of solo and often highly focused and serious work on the farm, we had a bit of an adventure this afternoon! Around mid-day today, I was working alone, getting some drip irrigation set up and 'Purple Lady' Bok Choy transplanted when I HEARD, not saw, the bees. They were in a fast-flying... read more »