Farm Happenings at Willow Haven Farm
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Farm Happenings at Willow Haven Farm

Where is the Sun?

Posted on September 24th, 2018
As you learned in elementary school science, plants need the sun to grow. Plants are actually amazing when you think about the fact that they take the energy from the sun to make their own food.   But, when the sun doesn't shine, the plants don't grow very well.  Here is an example.  We... read more »

Can you believe it is week 19 already?

Posted on September 17th, 2018
You have received almost all your boxes of vegetables from Willow Haven farm and I hope they have been a wonderful addition to your lifestyle. This summer and fall have been challenging but we are glad that we are finally able to get sweet potatoes into your last few boxes.  Sweet potatoes are... read more »

Beans and Greens

Posted on September 17th, 2018
First thing Monday morning our crew headed to the field to pick beans and weed greens. Dragon Tongue Beans and Purple beans were picked and will be sent various places this week. The crew reported that weeding the mixed greens and arugula was fairly easy and almost fun.  The rows were being protected... read more »

Rainy, Cold Days

Posted on September 10th, 2018
We are thankful for the end of the really hot weather. It seems that we are getting a taste of the coming autumn.  On days like this Farmer Reuben takes some time to pay bills and prepare tax information for the accountant, you know, the business stuff. This week we are sending you Butternut Squash.... read more »

Your farm works on Labor Day

Posted on September 3rd, 2018
It’s hard to take a day off in the summer but we do it occasionally. On Monday, we worked on some projects around the house and prepared for the week of picking vegetables.  Loads of tomatoes are waiting for us in the field. I’m sure there are plenty of eggplant as well. Last week... read more »