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Notes from the field : Week 8

Notes from the field : Week 8

“On Irrigation, or How the Crops Get Watered with No Rain in the Forecast” The past few weeks, we’ve been moving irrigation around with some regularity. When we fail to get about an inch of rain in a week, we need to decide on which […]

Farm Store Open for Season and CSA Start Date June 12

Farm Store Open for Season and CSA Start Date June 12

We are excited to welcome customers and CSA members back to the farm. Our farm stand will open for the season on Wednesday, June 12. Check our farm stand webpage or come visit the farm to see what’s fresh! June through October, our hours are […]

2019 Pick-Your-Own Flower Shares Still Available

2019 Pick-Your-Own Flower Shares Still Available

Our 12 week Flower Share runs from late July-early October. Each Flower CSA shareholder picks an average of 20 stems per week (as specified) for 12 consecutive weeks. We plant celosia, snapdragons, rudbeckia, sunflowers, cosmos, marigolds, zinnias, statice, ageratum, gomphrena, strawflower, and more! You can […]

End of Season Farm Report 2018

End of Season Farm Report 2018

A Season in Review 2018 marked LexFarm’s most successful year yet! From early strawberries to our final Fall CSA distribution we harvested produce for a 30 week season—that’s 10 more weeks than last year!Of note, we: Hired a dedicated farm stand manager and three bright […]

Notes from the Field: Fall/Winter Pickup 4

Notes from the Field: Fall/Winter Pickup 4

Notes from the Field Fall/Winter Pickup 4: We did it! We are wrapping up our longest harvest season yet at LexFarm: 28 weeks! Many, many thanks to our wonderful farm crew, work shares, volunteers, and board members for sharing the hard work of keeping this […]

Notes from the Field: Fall/Winter Pickup 3

Notes from the Field: Fall/Winter Pickup 3

Notes from the Field We are looking forward to seeing you again after a very cold Thanksgiving week! Last Thursday and Friday the night-time low hit 11 F, 19 degrees below average in Lexington. We put extra row covers over our spinach, cilantro, lettuce, scallions, […]

Notes from the Field: Fall/Winter Pick Up 2

Notes from the Field: Fall/Winter Pick Up 2

Notes from the Field This week has been spent harvesting, harvesting, harvesting! We will have a jam-packed farm stand tomorrow and Saturday with Thanksgiving and cozy winter essentials. This time of year I am glued to the NOAA weather website, even more so than your […]

Notes from the Field: Fall/Winter Week 1

Notes from the Field: Fall/Winter Week 1

Notes from the Field We’re so excited about our first fall CSA distribution tomorrow! It’s been a whirlwind of a week to get ready for it. We took advantage of sunny skies early in the week to finish cleaning up our summer production fields. We also […]