Year: 2009

Harvest #15-A

Thanks to all for making our Annual Supper and Silent Auction such a great success. We had a great time and hope you did too! For CSA shares this week, this is what we’ve got:Arugula–greens are back!Swiss ChardHot PeppersSweet PepperGarlicSummer SquashWinter Squash-Yes!CarrotsRed TomatoesHeirloom TomatoesGreen Tomatoes I FORGOT THE BEST PART, we got our certificate in Read More …

Thank you and answers to FAQs

Our Annual Harvest Supper and Silent Auction was a huge success yesterday evening. Thanks to everyone who made it possible and thanks to all who participated.Our staff took Sunday off to recover and starting tomorrow we will begin the work of contacting those on line auction people who won items. Please be patient while we Read More …

A Day at the Farm

On Tuesday, one of our awesome CSA member/volunteers, Sebastian, came out to volunteer at the farm, as he often does with his mom and brother. He has been generous enough to share his day with us through his words and photographs, and we are very excited to have him as a guest blogger. Thanks, Sebastian! Read More …

Harvest #14-B

Harvest this week includes the following goodies: BeansGarlicSweet PeppersHOT PEPPERSSummer SquashHeirloom TomatoesRed TomatoesCherry TomatoesCarrots?!! Yay Carrots! Remember next week is the Annual Supper and Silent Auction, so for CSA=NO PICK UP NEXT WEEK! However, there are still a few spots for those who’d like to attend and if you can’t make it and would like Read More …

On Line Auction Open For Bidding

Our online auction is underway now with many items with no bids yet. If you are interested in a 2010 Red Wiggler CSA Share or looking to shop for a gift certificate to a local restaurant or hand made jewelry the auction has over 100 (and counting) items for you to choose from.The Annual Harvest Read More …

Harvest #12-B

The tomatoes runneth over!! Get ’em while there hot!! Hybrid Tomatoes (Red, Orange & Pink)Heirloom TomatoesCherry TomatoesSweet PeppersHot PeppersEggplantSummer Squash–okay, so they runneth over too!PotatoesGarlicPurple Beans!

Blue Ribbon Garlic at County Fair

We have been growing garlic as an integral part of the Red Wiggler program for the past 14 years. This year we won First Place for our garlic at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair. We planted 300 pounds of garlic last fall and have yielded over 1500 pounds of garlic! We will be supplying our Read More …

Harvest #11-A

Harvest Week #11 A So sorry we didn’t get last week’s up, things were mighty hectic around here with people coming and going all over the place, but we’re back. So…. Sweet PeppersHot PeppersBeans–Purple or GreenEggplantPotatoes–still working on the German ButterballsRed TomatoesHeirloom TomatoesCherry TomatoesGarlicSummer Squash–Zucchinis or patty pans or yellow crook necks Aren’t you glad Read More …

Thoughts from the Summer “Intern Grower”

As mentioned on our July 10th blog, the Red Wiggler Farm has enjoyed the opportunity to have a “Intern Grower” through the Summer Youth Job Program (in partnership with Montgomery County). Here is our intern, Stephen, working at Red Wiggler:Here is Stephen working with some of the other growers at Red Wiggler:As part of Stephen’s Read More …

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 …