Farm Happenings at Where the Redfearn Grows Natural Farm
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Farm Happenings at Where the Redfearn Grows Natural Farm

Tomato Time

Posted on July 16th, 2022
The outdoor tomatoes are ripening quickly which means now is the time for tomato canning and freezing adventures. if you didn’t know, freezing tomatoes whole is a fantastic way to store that amazing flavor for later. In winter just plop the frozen tomatoes in water and the skins will pop right... read more »

Your CSA Share will see you but we won't

Posted on July 9th, 2022
This week, we're heading out on vacation but your CSA share will still be at its normal pickup spot thanks to our amazing crew.  We're a family farm but we do have some amazing ladies that help us out each week and this week they'll be putting in some extra sweaty hours to allow us to skip town... read more »

Rain and heat and lots of sun is a recipe for rapid growth

Posted on July 2nd, 2022
We hope you are in the midst of enjoying a wonderful holiday weekend.  Happy Independence Day, ya'll! Though we won't be taking the day off from working, we'll take some evening time off to relax and celebrate.  There's just too much to be doing this time of year.  Long daylight hours... read more »

Happy Belated First Day of Summer

Posted on June 25th, 2022
In the course of human events What a blessing a few cool days in the midst of a heat wave have been.  Those cooler days serve as a reminder that even though summer only officially started a few days ago, the seasons are governed by, well, seasons.  Thankfully we do not live in a land of perpetual... read more »

the Heat is ON!

Posted on June 18th, 2022
Mercury Rising -- Courage Falling Well, this heat wave is pretty unprecedented.  I have to admit it: the heat isn't my favorite.  My overactive sweat glands don't serve much purpose in our stifling humidity besides soaking my clothes and boots multiple times per day.  NOAA records indicate... read more »

Farm Tornato Recovery

Posted on June 11th, 2022
Well, the big news on the farm if you hadn't heard is the EF2 tornado that went right through our property early Wednesday morning around 1:30 AM.  We found out just what 115 mph winds can do to greenhouses and trees.  There was significant damage to greenhouses, with several completely destroyed,... read more »

Ready or not, here they come!!!!

Posted on June 4th, 2022
We have more than 10,000 sweet potato plants due to arrive later this week.  Normally we'd be ready for them, but....the cascading effects of a broken tractor delaying the mowing and tilling in of the cover crops and then the continuous rains last week and those forecast this week are making things... read more »

When it Rains, It Pours

Posted on May 28th, 2022
We don't know about you, but we're glad to be putting the past week behind us.  Hope you are enjoying a great holiday weekend.  Hurrah, school is out!!! All that sort of stuff. Farm life was extra hard this week.  Why was it tough? First, we were short handed because most of our summer... read more »

Allium Time!

Posted on May 21st, 2022
"True friends chop the onion, and cry together" Ok, folks.  There are seasons of plenty and seasons of want.  Right now, we're in the season of plenty with regard to alliums: Onions, leeks, green onions, green garlic!  Yep, they're all ready and we have an abundance!!!  The leeks... read more »