Farm Happenings at Willowsford Farm
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Farm Happenings at Willowsford Farm

Winter CSA

Posted on August 29th, 2019
Summer seems to pass more quickly with each year; once again, I find myself surprised that there are only ten weeks left to this CSA season! Our first distributions of September are approaching, and they are filled with squash, fennel, beets, radishes, and other old friends from Autumn. With this season... read more »

A Welcome Change of Pace

Posted on August 23rd, 2019
As I write this, the sky is a bright grey muffling the afternoon sun, and the air in the farm office is a good six degrees warmer than the air outside. Today is the first cool day in a long, long time. Those of you who have eager dogs to walk after dark, or who sip coffee on porches before sunrise (me),... read more »

Beyond Basil (CSA August 24)

Posted on August 21st, 2019
My first memory of fresh herbs in the kitchen is my mother, with a small pair of shears, trimming a comically large pile of fresh curly parsley for her homemade turkey stuffing at Thanksgiving. This became my holiday kitchen task when I was hold enough to wield the kitchen scissors, and for years I... read more »

Beyond Basil

Posted on August 16th, 2019
My first memory of fresh herbs in the kitchen is my mother, with a small pair of shears, trimming a comically large pile of fresh curly parsley for her homemade turkey stuffing at Thanksgiving. This became my holiday kitchen task when I was hold enough to wield the kitchen scissors, and for years I dutifully... read more »

Did Someone Say Winter? (CSA Aug 17)

Posted on August 14th, 2019
"Did Someone Say Winter?" It seems surreal to even type the dreaded word "Winter" in a week when we've harvested hundreds of melons and Googled "recipes for when it's too hot to cook", and yet... here we are! We're farming in August, preparing for October, and dreaming of December. This week also marks... read more »

Did Someone Say Winter?

Posted on August 9th, 2019
It seems surreal to even type the dreaded word "Winter" in a week when we've harvested hundreds of melons and Googled "recipes for when it's too hot to cook", and yet... here we are! We're farming in August, preparing for October, and dreaming of December. This week also marks the halfway point of this... read more »

Choose Your Own Adventure

Posted on August 2nd, 2019
There’s more to the shifting landscape of farming in the last century than the evolution of technology. Tractors and inputs have certainly changed, but it can be argued that a more significant factor is the emergence of a global marketplace. Transportation advances have flooded us with products... read more »