Farm Happenings at Zilnicki Farms
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Farm Happenings at Zilnicki Farms

Farm Happenings for March 28, 2023

Posted on March 24th, 2023
The last week of March is upon us and we can all feel that itch that spring is right around the corner.  Farmers have started to head to the fields to do some early season prep work.  We have been busy spreading compost and manure on our fields to help build our soils back up.  We ha1 read more »

Farm Happenings for March 21, 2023

Posted on March 17th, 2023
Happy St. Patricks day to you!  My mom's mom was 100% and her grandparents were potato farmers in Ireland and settled in Calverton and continued the potato farming tradition here, so the Irish heritage is held close to the heart here.  Although my wife informed me St. Patrick may actually1 read more »

Farm Happenings for March 14, 2023

Posted on March 10th, 2023
Spring cleaning is in full effect on the farm.  Nice weather has allowed us to clean our farm yard a bit as 50 years of debris may have been accumulated.  Also, we are busy fixing tractors, old truck engines, old conveyors that may be 80 years old.  A little TLC and they are back to1 read more »

Farm Happenings for March 7, 2023

Posted on March 3rd, 2023
And we are back, woooo! (Ric Flair voice)  Boy have we missed you guys!  It has been an emotional winter for us but we need a sense of stability and our CSA is the answer for us.  We are excited to get the ball rolling and excited for the new partners this year.  The biggest ach1 read more »

2022 Season is a wrap! BIG things COMING!

Posted on December 2nd, 2022
And just like that, the 2022 Zilnicki Farm Fresh CSA comes to an end.  This has a been a long, grueling, exciting, humbling, gratifying, year full of many ups and downs.  As we approach the 1st birthdays of Rose and Leyana this December, we can't help but be excited for the future and won1 read more »

Farm Happenings for November 29, 2022

Posted on November 26th, 2022
Just like that, November comes to an end!  I hope you had a great Thanksgiving with your loved ones.  In the moment it may seem crazy, chaotic, unnecessary, and stressful, but I had a chance to stop, soak it in and realize everything around us is a gift and enjoy these moments.  I ha1 read more »

Farm Happenings for November 22, 2022

Posted on November 18th, 2022
Can you believe it is the weekend before Thanksgiving? I sure can not!  I feel like it was yesterday we were turning on irrigation for the first time in June.  Time fly's that's for sure! There are 3 more weeks of the CSA main season and we will be continuing into December with a week or1 read more »

Farm Happenings for November 15, 2022

Posted on November 11th, 2022
Halfway through November when you receive your box next week!  Anyone else get a fuel bill recently?  Woof!  We officially finished digging potatoes this week and they are tucked away in storage.  We did process up 50,000LBS of potatoes this week for the local Long Island food b1 read more »

Farm Happenings for November 8, 2022

Posted on November 4th, 2022
Well November is absolutely gorgeous so far!  You better be out enjoying this unseasonably warm weather this weekend!  Just a few acres to go with our potato harvest and we should be wrapping them up this weekend.  They are packed into storage and we will be pulling them out for the1 read more »