Farm Happenings at Willowsford Farm
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Farm Happenings at Willowsford Farm

The Light at the End of the Tunnel

Posted on September 25th, 2020
Greetings, Farm-ily, This week on the Farm we're trading harvest knives for tool belts as we take on our biggest fall project: our high tunnels. Some of you may know that while a tunnel resembles a greenhouse structurally, it doesn't include a heat source. Our high tunnels are a metal framework wra1 read more »

The Not-So-Cold Shoulder

Posted on September 18th, 2020
Farm-ily, Successful farming requires sturdy boots, cooperative weather, and just bit of poetic language. If you doubt me, I’ll send you a seed catalog; you can thumb through the pages from “Coastal Star” and “Rouge d’Hiver” lettuces to “Noble Jade” b1 read more »


Posted on September 11th, 2020
Hello Farm-ily! My first encounter with beets was a segment in a plastic lunchroom tray, filled with dark diced beets, soft from a can and swimming in fuchsia juice. It’s little wonder I didn’t revisit that particular veggie for decades! Childhood beet stories like mine seem to be commo1 read more »

Why Did the Chicken Cross the Farm?

Posted on September 4th, 2020
Welcome back, Farm-ily, We've missed you over the last week! We hope you played in the sunshine (and maybe the puddles, too) during our harvest hiatus. Here on the Farm, we've been busy chasing chickens.  One of many reasons that we moved our livestock base to the main farm at the Grange this1 read more »