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Notes from the field : Week 5

Notes from the field : Week 5

The name of the game this week is WEEDING! While we mostly had the July 4th holiday off, the weeds growing in our fields never take a vacation! On our weekly field walk yesterday morning it felt like the weeds exploded over the weekend! It’s a race being run at […]

Notes from the field : Week 4

Notes from the field : Week 4

People often ask us how we deal with (insert garden pest here). Succession planting is a big part of our success! As a small diversified vegetable farm, we have to roll with the punches. Weather is the biggest factor that we can’t control. Things we […]

Notes from the field : Week 3

Notes from the field : Week 3

Last Wednesday evening we had our first concert (of the season/ever?) The Learning Garden was full of smiling faces as a jazz (and the scent of popping popcorn) filled the air. Moments like these are so precious to us as a community farm. We’re hoping […]

Notes from the Field : Week 2

Notes from the Field : Week 2

We’re transitioning to mid-season here at LexFarm. Seeding in the greenhouse is slowing down. We still have a fair amount of transplanting to do, but we’re about to turn a corner on that as well. Weeds are coming in hot and will only grow faster as […]

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 […]