Farm Happenings at Willowsford Farm
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Farm Happenings at Willowsford Farm

Future Farmers

Posted on July 31st, 2019
**Please Note - Adventurous Eaters shares will be receiving a Japanese Honeydew Melon this week. Please adjust shares accordingly, as there are other melon options available. If you are like the farm crew, however, you may want one (or two) of each type...**   There is a steady familiarity to... read more »

Future Farmers

Posted on July 26th, 2019
There is a steady familiarity to the tasks on the farm. The warmth of the sun melts and blurs the edges of days together, until we sometimes wonder if we’re harvesting melons on a Tuesday or a Saturday. Because we love what we do, this routine is comfortable rather than monotonous; still, the moments... read more »

Uncovering Cover Crops

Posted on July 19th, 2019
Veggies are amazing (and some are even beautiful) but nothing competes with a sunflower for outright cheer. Have you seen these little ladies nodding their yellow heads as you pass on Route 50 or Everfield Drive? We don't often share photos or tell stories about the Grant Farm because the Grange is our... read more »

Know Your Farm Dogs

Posted on July 12th, 2019
Hello, Farm-ily! We've been doing the usual up here this week (growing vegetables), but we thought it might be fun to introduce you to some of our best-looking crew members... On a light day, we may only have one or two pups wandering the Farm, but if all the canine companions are at work, we have... read more »

Cool Water

Posted on July 5th, 2019
Fields and rainfall have a precariously balanced relationship. Farmers generally prefer to control the flow of water, so we embrace irrigation and watch uneasily when thunderclouds gather and water tables rise. Too much rain can create explosions of weeds, harbor pests, and even encourage fungal disease... read more »