That’s a wrap! Our long and beautiful Florida harvest season has come to a close. Vegetables were abundant, flowers were floriferous, recipes were shared, friendships were nurtured, machines were broken and fixed, there was hail, there was drought, magic was everywhere. Our amazing farm team at the last farmers market of the season: Orion, Leo,Continue reading “Magic was everywhere”
Category Archives: Farm Update
It’s the final week!
The final week of the harvest season are here. This Friday, we will be harvesting and gathering all the last fresh vegetables and flowers that the farm has to offer for the season! Then, we will turn it all under, and the harvest season will be finished. So let it be known: we would LOVEContinue reading “It’s the final week!”
Early-enrollment begins. Why sign up early?
Membership enrollment for next season has begun! If you’re ready to take your love of fresh, local, organic food to the next level, Farm Membership provides your opportunity to level-up! How it works: Farm Members signup for membership ahead of the new season. Your early commitment earns you 10%-12% bonus funds added to a FarmContinue reading “Early-enrollment begins. Why sign up early?”
Farm update + membership announcement
We’re in the second half of May now! We made it through our big flower harvest last week for Mother’s Day. We hope we made lots of mommas happy this past weekend! Updates: Now, we turn our attention to the final two weeks of harvest (only TWO farmers markets left!) and clearing the fields. WeContinue reading “Farm update + membership announcement”
The main story this week is FLOWERS! It’s “Mother’s Week,” with Mother’s Day ahead of us this weekend. Mothers day is this Sunday. Flowers are simply everywhere. Find our Mother’s Day flowers this weekend at Satuday Morning Market in St. Pete, FL. We will have a resplendent offering of flowers this weekend at the farmers market. TheContinue reading “Flowers, everywhere”
Hail, Wind, Rain, Watermelon
Did you see photos of all the hail in Central Florida last week? We were on an outer band, and did receive hail for about one minute. Plus the wind and rain, the crops have been put through the stress test over the last week. See below pictures of the fallout! (Lettuce shredded, sunflowers fallen,Continue reading “Hail, Wind, Rain, Watermelon”
What’s abundant this spring
Balmy, springtime weather is here. The warmth of spring brings new crops like cucumbers, squash, basil, and sunflowers. Plus, an abundance of everything else. Following the spring equinox, all of the crops we’ve been growing all winter grow faster and faster and yield a plentiful harvest. Right now we are harvesting lots of: peppers, tomatoes,Continue reading “What’s abundant this spring”
CSA Week – What is CSA?
This week (week of February 20th) is National CSA Week – a week where CSA farms across the country have agreed to promote the values of CSA. But first – what is CSA? CSA is Community Supported Agriculture. Our farm utilizes this approach. Allow us to explain: CSA is a model where a farm acceptsContinue reading “CSA Week – What is CSA?”
It’s here… false spring. It happens every year at some point in February. It always warms up a bit between each winter cold front in Florida, but after the turn of the new year, there is something different. You can see it. You can feel it. With the lengthening days, the sun glows for a bit longerContinue reading “False Spring”
The sweetest carrots of the year
We made it through another cold spell this past weekend with temps dipping into the upper 20’s again. This comes just three weeks after the deep freezes we experienced over Christmas weekend ( read about that here if you missed it ). We’re happy to report again this time that the crops made it through the weatherContinue reading “The sweetest carrots of the year”