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Farm Happenings at Where the Redfearn Grows Natural Farm

What Happened to the Cucumbers?

Posted on July 31st, 2021
I gotta admit, we're glad July is just about over.  That last heat wave really wore us down.  The rain and the sudden cool-down is much appreciated!!!   Where are the Cucurbrits?  Cucurbits is another name for the Cucurbitaceae family of plants, i.e. the gourd family, where... read more »

The Dog Days of Summer

Posted on July 24th, 2021
Did you know that the "dog days of summer" actually has official dates?  In the US, the dog days of summer for 2021 are from July 3 to August 11 which means we're pretty much in the middle of it now.  How are there official dates? Well, the phrase is actually a reference to the fact that, during... read more »

Survey Attached! Halfway through the Summer CSA season!

Posted on July 17th, 2021
It's hard to believe we're already halfway through the CSA season!  This is week 13 of our 24 week summer CSA season.  I had to check the calendar because this time of year we sort of have our heads down grinding it out and don't notice where we are in the overall season.  We hope you've... read more »

Summer loving had me a blast

Posted on July 10th, 2021
Summer loving happened so fast... Is summer blazing past you?  Before you know it, summer will be behind us, but we've still got some sizzling summer days ahead of us and some amazing summer crops.  But we're already getting ready to plant for fall.  The propagation greenhouse is full... read more »

After a Rough Week

Posted on July 3rd, 2021
Hard Times We ended up with 9 consecutive days of rain!  The second time this year where we had over 1 week of consecutive rain fall.  I lost track of the total but based upon a 5-gallon bucket left out in the field, it looks like we got 10-12".  It could be worse. Columbia MO area... read more »