Posts Tagged ‘Fall 2011’

Frosty Fields Are Prepped for Winter

The past few morning at The Farm, I arrive to find that the fields are all dressed up in a sparkling and frosty coat. This cooler weather brings with it a flurry of activity! ~~~ We have been harvesting the last crops, which include parsnips, kohlrabi, and cabbage. ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ We work together to ...

Symmetry of the Seasons

Symmetry of the Seasons Spring. We plant lettuce seedlings under lights, and when we think the time is right, we move them in the thawing earth, and hope they will survive late frost. Much tougher than their small leaves suggest, They take root and grow in sun and in rain. Summer. We harvest; Not just ...

11,279 Pounds and Counting!

Last week we tallied up our harvest numbers for July (3040 pounds), August (4010 pounds) and Septemeber (4229 pounds), and we amazed to find that our fields will most definitely produce over 6 tons of organic and nutritious produce this season! Farm volunteers currently arrive ready to work at least 3 days a week. They ...

11 Volunteers Harvest Over 1100 Pounds of Winter Squash and Pumpkins

On September 12th, eleven students joined me at the farm to harvest sweet Sugar Pie Pumpkins, and 4 varieties of winter squash.   We worked in small teams to pluck, pile and weigh Butternut, Delicata, Carnival and Acorn Squash. These pumpkins and winter squash are jam packed with Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Potassium, Dietary Fiber ...