Farm Happenings at Willowsford Farm
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Farm Happenings at Willowsford Farm

An Ode to Garlic

Posted on June 28th, 2019
Was there ever a crop so commonly used and yet so underappreciated as garlic? It’s a challenge to find a savory recipe that doesn’t include this unassuming little allium. We may eventually tire of tomatoes in the summer or long for fresh lettuce in January, but garlic is a year-round staple,... read more »

Summer Bears Fruit

Posted on June 21st, 2019
Happy Summer Solstice to you, Farm-ily! It seems fitting that today, when we harvested juicy tomatoes and abundant zucchini, is the first official day of summer. It is the longest day of the year, giving us extra hours of daylight not just to work, but to appreciate this new season. Summer is the time... read more »

Root to Stem

Posted on June 14th, 2019
Once upon a time, back in the days when Netflix sent red envelopes with DVDs and electric cars seemed like science fiction, I could not cook. Truthfully, I was a spectacularly bad cook. I served microwave meals to friends and my then-fiancee. I burnt eggs and ruined pans with improvised casseroles starring... read more »

Bringing Home the Bacon

Posted on June 7th, 2019
Hey Farm-ily, It's been a great, sunny week, hasn't it? We call this tomato weather! We're harvesting more of these little red and orange gems every day, and the tomato trellis systems in the hoop houses put Jack and his Beanstalk to shame. The Grange Farm is bursting with such activity that the Peach... read more »

Playing the Long Game

Posted on June 5th, 2019
Happy Wednesday, Farm-ily! As some of you no doubt saw on social media, a small envelope in the mailbox last week from CCOF brought big news: Willowsford Farm's produce operation is now officially certified organic! We couldn't be happier. This certification has literally been years in the making; it... read more »