Farm Updates

November 17, 2020

Village Farm Team,

We’ve got a new addition to our irrigation system: upright wobbler sprinkler heads. We’re testing these out to help water in a mixed row of turnips and r...

November 10, 2020

Village Farm Team,

Thanks to the warmer weather our Lunchbox peppers are beginning to ripen to a beautiful shade of red. Lunchbox peppers are a miniature sweet pepper that...

November 3, 2020

Village Farm Team,

Remember the beds we were renovating last week in preparation for more cool season veggies? We direct-seeded them with peas, arugula, beets, carrots, a l...

October 27, 2020

Village Farm Team,

We made our first kale harvest of the season last week! We harvested Red Russian kale for standard-sized bunches and a new-to-us baby kale mix called “Ka...

October 20, 2020

Village Farm Team,

Fall planting continues this week as we focus predominantly on brassicas and root veggies for the (hopefully) cooler weather we’ll see over the next few...

October 13, 2020

Village Farm Team,

We're treating you to a visual update this week so that you can see what the transition to fall and cool season crops looks like on the farm. Our brassic...

October 6, 2020

Village Farm Team,

We’re excited to welcome Nick DeBrock to the farm team! Nick studied crop science at the University of Illinois and upon graduation accepted an internshi...

September 30, 2020

Village Farm Team,

We don’t have an accurate measurement of the amount of rainfall we received last week due to Tropical Storm Beta (it maxed out our rain gauge!) but we th...

September 22, 2020

Village Farm Team,

Happy Autumnal Equinox! Though the meteorological system denotes September 1st as the beginning of the fall season, the astronomical system recognizes th...

September 15, 2020

Village Farm Team,

Our next succession of eggplant is just starting to yield enough fruit for us to harvest. We’re growing “Nadia”, a black Italian variety and “Orient Char...

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