Month: July 2009

You’re My Little Potato

This week we had a phenomenal potato harvest. We pulled up the 3 beds of potatoes that we’d planted under landscape fabric earlier this year, and ended up with a grand total of 700 pounds of German Butterballs. We planted 10 1/2 beds of potatoes this year and we have 5 1/2 beds to go. Read More …

FARM TOUR IS HERE!

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for (Drum roll please!) It’s the Montgomery County Farm Tour! Red Wiggler will be hosting an amazing open house for you, your friends, and all the friends of the farm. We hope that you will join us for freshly picked produce, local honey, wagon rides, baby bluebird spotting, Read More …

Harvest #8–NO Pick up next week!

Hi All, Next week is the Annual Montgomery County Farm Tour and Red Wiggler will be closed for CSA pick up and open on Saturday, July 25th as a stop on the Farm Tour 10am-4pm.This weeks Worms Voice- our CSA newsletterFor this week’s harvest:BeetsTurnipsGarlicSummer SquashCucumbersPotatoesPeppersEggplantRed Tomatoes and the ever lovely PYO and wildflowers! (Basil is Read More …

Head Lettuce Heading Out

Dear Friends, The time has come. Our lovely friend the head lettuce, is passing on to better things (like your salad bowl) and won’t be back until the fall. We’ve really enjoyed the time we’ve got to spend with the head lettuce, and hope you’ve enjoyed the four glorious weeks it made it into your Read More …

Internship Photo Journal Week One

Hello Folks,This summer we’re welcoming several interns to the farm. One of them, Stephen, will be posting a photo journal on the blog, sharing some of what he has been up to on the job. This week we laid straw for the winter squash and pumpkins to grow over. The straw helps control insects and Read More …

Harvest #7-A

Sorry for the delay, it’s been busy around here…but isn’t it always? What we’ve got for ya:This weeks Worms Voice- our CSA newsletter Head Lettuce (the last of it)TurnipsRadishesKohlrabiSpring OnionsChard OR KaleSummer Squash, which includes ZucchinisCucumbersGarlic–the first of many!!! Happy Eating! Yum!

Request for Share Pick up Switch

Our CSA member, Michele, is going to be out of town for two Saturday pick ups: August 8th and August 22nd. She is normally an alternate Saturday B share. She would like to switch for any day other than those, Saturdays and Wednesdays are both OK. Please email her directly if you would like to Read More …

Return of our slithering friend

Guess which favorite buddy of ours left us a little present on the roof of the milk barn! Just our old pal, the black rat snake of previous post’s fame. Do you see her shed skin flapping in the breeze by the old flower pot? She must have crawled up in the roof there where Read More …