Farm Happenings at Willowsford Farm
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Farm Happenings at Willowsford Farm

Greens, Eggs, and Hams: Veggies and More Available April 7th!

Posted on March 30th, 2020
Can we save you a trip to the grocery store? Willowsford Farm is offering another online sale of  custom-packed veggie boxes, eggs, pastured meats, & dry goods for both home delivery and Farm Stand pickup! Many of you have already discovered that knowing your farmer means a food source... read more »

Doing Our Part and Feeding Our Neighbors

Posted on March 13th, 2020
Dear Farm-ily, The news headlines regarding the coronavirus pandemic in the past days and weeks have been a constant source of discussion in the Willowsford Farm offices and fields. Like you, we're thinking carefully about ways to support each other and our community during a difficult time. We want... read more »

Feathered Fosters

Posted on March 10th, 2020
One of the most important things we grow is the connection between our community and their food sources. We’re nurturing that connection with the return of one of our favorite programs, Feathered Fosters. This April, bring home a pair of newly hatched broiler chicks and care for them for seven... read more »

Until We Meet Again

Posted on February 14th, 2020
Wasn't it December just a few minutes ago? The end of Winter CSA has come, and we find ourselves surprised that this is the final week. Winter on the Farm is never dull. This season has been a season of "firsts" for us all, from first home deliveries to first Willowsford smoked hams! There have been... read more »

Hog Wild

Posted on February 7th, 2020
This has been a big week for CSA! In the last few days, we’ve doubled our pickup options by adding Pin Oak Park in Willowsford’s own Grove village, Greenheart Juicery in Aldie, and South Riding Town Hall in Chantilly. It’s so exciting to watch the season grow and take shape before our... read more »

Table to Farm

Posted on January 31st, 2020
Once upon a time, I didn't work on a farm. I also couldn't make anything in the kitchen (except coffee). Even then, however, I loved food. Flavors, textures, and colors on a plate make me giddy with anticipation: trying new dishes is a perpetual treat! My Instagram feed reads like a never-ending cookbook.... read more »

We Get By With A Little Help From Our Friends!

Posted on January 24th, 2020
Happy Friday once again, Farm-ily! Now that we're in our 7th week of Winter CSA, our hands and minds are truly working feverishly on Spring. There are seeds spread on the conference table, and germination chambers underway. Each day brings us a little victory, a nugget of planning come to fruition,... read more »

Responsibly Raised

Posted on January 17th, 2020
Hello Farm-ily! From my spot at the desk during winter, I see a cluster of fluffy brown hens happily snacking on a heap of arugula and other greens. In the next few weeks, our breeding pigs will join them here at the Grange, to help us better manage some of the woody brush areas that we don't cultivate.... read more »

Soup for All Seasons

Posted on January 10th, 2020
Farm-ily, It snowed! And on a CSA date, to boot. Last week was our first real encounter this season with snow shovels, salty sidewalks, and steely skies. In the pack shed, we rolled down the doors to keep out swirling gusts of snow as we prepared your boxes. We turned from our desks toward the windows,... read more »