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Farm Happenings at Zilnicki Farms

Farm Happenings for August 31, 2021

Posted on August 27th, 2021
August is coming to an end but not without on last week of hot sweltering heat.  Our farm, and most Long Island farms faired pretty well with the glancing blow of hurricane Henri last weekend.  We were extremely fortunate and know its just a matter of time before LI is lined up with a rea1 read more »

Farm Happenings for August 24, 2021

Posted on August 20th, 2021
Well this weekend will get interesting.  Been saying it for years, that we have been over due for a hurricane direct hit.  Sunday may be that day and well, we don't need that.  Yes, we need rain, we don't need 50+ MPH winds, or salt burn.  We are running our CSA for Tuesday as s1 read more »

Farm Happenings for August 17, 2021

Posted on August 13th, 2021
Dog days of August are in full swing as we approach the halfway point of August.  Hopefully we get a storm to knock down this heat as the vegetables, fruit, and farmers are taking a beating this weak.  Yes, its nature of the the profession but hot is hot.  I hope your enjoying the su1 read more »

Farm Happenings for August 10, 2021

Posted on August 6th, 2021
The dog days of summer are here!  The past few rain storms missed the farms, so irrigation is full throttle on most Long Island farms.  It is the ebbs and flows of farming/ working with mother nature.  Sometimes she over produces, and sometimes she under produces what we need, but it1 read more »

Farm Happenings for August 3, 2021

Posted on July 30th, 2021
July is  wrap! Summer is flying by and I hope you are getting out there and enjoying it!  I'm sure your wondering.. Farmer Jackie will be having a GIRL!!!! WOOOO  Summer veggies are in full swing and we absolutely love this time of year!  The flavor of fresh local produce is unm1 read more »

Farm Happenings for July 27, 2021

Posted on July 23rd, 2021
How is it the end of July already?  Time is flying on the farm and I'm sure it is for you and your family.  Its an exciting weekend for the Zilnicki Family.  Farmer Jackie finds out what gender her future baby will be Saturday so we will keep you posted.  Also, my wife and I are1 read more »

Farm Happenings for July 20, 2021

Posted on July 16th, 2021
Hope you stayed cool the past few days.  We had dreary weather to start the week and straight oven to end it.  The unfortunate part is the extra rains, tropical moisture from Elsa and pro-longed foggy/moist weather was the perfect environment for disease to form and spread of some crops.&1 read more »

Farm Happenings for July 13, 2021

Posted on July 9th, 2021
Welp..Its been a soggy stretch of weather to say the least.  We picked up anther 3+ inches from Elsa which was nice, except for the winds.  The combination of winds and soggy soils knocked over our sweet corn ( not all, just the most ready corn), so picking becomes very difficult but it i1 read more »

Farm Happenings for July 6, 2021

Posted on July 3rd, 2021
Happy 4th of July weekend!  Yes, I know we have had a few overcast days with some rain mixed in and it seems its awful out there.  Rest assured these rains are a blessing from the sky for all the food and goodies you get in your boxes every week!  We needed this bad and from seeing t1 read more »