Spring is poking her head out in between rain clouds, and the farm is slowly coming back to life after a long cold winter. We are busy getting everything ready for the season ahead, trying to rid the greenhouse of millions of tiny chickweed seedlings and planting seeds of our own. So far we’ve planted… Continue Reading…
Harvesting today for our CSA members started with a steady rain, but our team of dedicated workers carried on regardless. We farmers being dedicated to our subscribing members is a corner stone of being a CSA farm.
Meet our lovely (locust) level 1's 😉 Such a lovely group!
Thanks again for building our shelves! Our first few weeks of the 2015 harvest have gone very smoothly because of your work. Cheers
Hooray for our first harvest of the year!!! All the hard work is paying off once again. We couldn't do it without the commitment of our members, our volunteers, students, apprentices and Cat our long term volunteer. Thank you all! There's just 3 places left so email email@example.com if you want to sign up.
Our lettuces are ready for harvesting but we've still got a couple of weeks so we've offered the extra leaves to Sarah who sells salad bags in town. Mutual benefit!
Today I've been excitedly inspecting our glasshouse crops which are all coming along and almost ready for the first harvest on the 2nd of June for our CSA members. If you want to be eating fresh, local veg then contact firstname.lastname@example.org and check out this tiny Broad Bean from outside!
Tuesday was another amazingly productive day, with lots of weeding, and lots of seedlings being planted out. Can you believe we planted out 10cm high Brussel Sprout seedlings? Xmas isn't far away. 😉 Below isn't a farm wedding veil, it's crop mesh to protect our babies from overzealous munching by pests.
Last week the level 2 & 3 students learned how to use our seed drill and we quickly sowed carrots, beetroot and parsnips before the weekend rains came to water them in. Thanks to our learners!