It poured rain all day again today, but we still got our orders out. Thanks to our high tunnels.
Posts Categorized: Crops
The bee team
The hardest workers on the farm – Daniel and the bees. With the alfalfa fields in full bloom, the bees have been busy making honey. The paraffin capped cells in this hive frame indicate that the cells are filled with honey. The queen is restricted to the lower layers of the hive where she lays… Read more »
It’s time to can and freeze tomatoes
Tomatoes are in full production. If you are looking for tomatoes to can or freeze, now is the time. We have #2s for preserving. They typically have cosmetic defects like cracks or scratches, but they are delicious and cheap. They are $13 for a 20 pound box. Please order these in the next 2-3 weeks…. Read more »
What an awesome harvest!
These beautiful and delicious tomatoes are heading your way. Thanks so much for living and loving local!
Here are some of the flats of heirloom tomatoes that we delivered this week. Which is your favorite? You can get them at JJJ, the Fridge, Fenz, Green Circle Organics, or Roaring Brook Market this week.
New crop this year – white eggplant
This new white eggplant is really tender and yummy. They are smaller than the typical purple eggplant, so they are more delicate and sweet. These plants were started for us by our friend Jamie at Wyllie Fox Farm in NY (www.wylliefoxfarm.com). Thanks Jamie!
Almost strawberry season!
Look how happy these strawberries are in their Haygrove home. It won’t be long now…
Crops for 2013
How grateful I am to be a grower of food and flowers for my friends and neighbors. Thank you! This is such an exciting time of the year – plants popping out of their trays in the greenhouse, working in the soil again, and my first minor sunburn – yes! We continue to fine tune… Read more »
Getting started in the greenhouses.
It’s cold outside, but the onions are already off to a great start. It’s grow, trim, grow, trim, grow, transplant for these very early season plants.
Hibernating for the winter
A quiet walk through the fields, snow blanketing the ground. The Haygroves are uncovered for the winter, letting the snow refresh the soil.