Month: July 2020

#VeggieWednesday — New Potatoes

It’s #VeggieWednesday! Here at Red Wiggler, we grow red, blue, and white potatoes, and last week, we had our first potato harvest of the season! After waiting for the 1st two rows of potato plants to die, we used the new tractor-pulled potato digger to uproot the spuds. Next, we went in by hand to Read More …

#MeetTheFarmerMonday — Meet Darlene!

It’s #MeetTheFarmerMonday – Meet Darlene, Red Wiggler’s Education & CSA Program Coordinator! Darlene graduated from Eastern Nazarene College in 2009 and worked in theatre as a sound engineer for 6 years before moving into education. Before coming to the farm in 2018, she worked and traveled internationally with the group Up with People, creating projects Read More …

#VeggieWednesday — Music Garlic

It’s #VeggieWednesday! We grow a garlic variety called Music. It is white skinned with a blush of pink and has easy to peel large cloves. Did you know that it’s a long process from seed to harvest for our garlic? We plant individual cloves in the last week of October and then cover them with Read More …

Growers Cooking at Home

Over the last few months during the COVID-19 pandemic, Growers have picked up a share of veggies on the farm each week or had their share delivered to their homes by other members of the Red Wiggler staff. Growers Elaine and Iya sent us some inspiring and mouthwatering photos and recipes from their home cooking Read More …