Farm Happenings at Zilnicki Farms
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Farm Happenings at Zilnicki Farms

Farm Happenings for May 24, 2022

Posted on May 20th, 2022
May is quickly approaching its end, some how!  This means warmer weather will be here consistently.  Us farmers agree, (and homeowners) that we are ok with warm weather this summer, as long as we get timely rains to keep our crops happy (and your lawns).   Farm Happenings: The... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 17, 2022

Posted on May 13th, 2022
Hello Hello! Mid May is here and we are burning the candle on both ends right now!  The weather surprised us this week with some absolutely gorgeous afternoons! Our exciting news is, we have been busting our asses building fencing for our soon to be pastures that will have our own cattle! ... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 10, 2022

Posted on May 6th, 2022
The first week of May is in the books!  We got a little tease with Thursday being absolutely perfect outside but we are quickly back in reality with some gloomy weather for the start of the weekend.  We are actually very happy for the rain coming as our fields dried out very fast over the past... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 3, 2022

Posted on April 29th, 2022
We wrap up the end of April this weekend and lets hope May comes in with a little more warmth!  We have planted about 40acres of potatoes thus far and about 10 more to go to be fully done.  Its a true labor of love. This week will have Schmitt Farm's spinach which we are excited about. ... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 26, 2022

Posted on April 22nd, 2022
Happy Friday!  We started planting our famous Zilnicki potatoes today.  However, the day was cut short as our frame on our planter cracked.  Luckily we were able to contact professional welders and they helped bandage us back up and hopefully we will be up and running by mid day tomorrow. ... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 19, 2022

Posted on April 15th, 2022
Happy Easter to you and your family!  It is truly one of my favorite times of the year as we come out of the winter slumber and the world around us starts to awaken and show signs of new life.  Make sure you get outside this weekend and get to enjoy all the beauty nature has to offer. Happy... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 12, 2022

Posted on April 8th, 2022
We've seen lots of Spring rains and I hope we get into a little more time between rains to get out in the fields.  Our cover crops are loving this weather but Farmer John is ready to get out in the field and plow some ground over! Northfork Seafood is coming through with some fresh LOCAL Bluefin... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 5, 2022

Posted on April 1st, 2022
Happy April!!  Well we survived some more severe windy weather and  cold this weekend and week.  We did have one greenhouse plastic rip off, but thankfully we didn't plant it yet and it will have lettuces and scallions soon enough.   Our seed potatoes came in from Maine this... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 29, 2022

Posted on March 25th, 2022
As the wacky train goes around and around another week is in the books.  This time of year on the farm we fix broken equipment, change oils, order seeds, and it almost seems like a never ending chores list.  The greenhouses are filling up nicely but we put a little pause for a couple days to... read more »