Notes From The Field

Notes from the Field: Week 11

Notes from the Field: Week 11

Notes from the field…trip! Today’s notes from the field will be replaced by “Notes from the Field Trip!” Every Monday I get to the farm at 7:00 am in order to pack up our donations for FoodLink. The whole process takes over an hour as […]

Notes from the Field: Week 10

Notes from the Field: Week 10

Notes from the Field I’m feeling grateful to be writing this in air conditioning with a glass of cold lemonade by my computer. Boy has it been hot. The heat has been great for zucchini, eggplant, tomatoes, peppers, and watermelons (next week!). The heat hasn’t […]

Notes from the Field: Week 9

Notes from the Field: Week 9

Notes from the Field Happy August (tomorrow)! This turning of the month marks another transition at the farm. We’re still planting new crops for the fall (carrots, beets, storage radishes, chard, kale, collards, quick greens, spinach, and lettuce) and working on getting our weeds under […]

Notes from the Field: Week 8

Notes from the Field: Week 8

Notes from the Kitchen This time of year our CSA board often reads like a LexFarm Greatest Hits line-up. Our fruiting crops (zucchini, summer squash, cucumbers, eggplants and eventually peppers, husk cherries, tomatilloes, and tomatoes) produce every week regardless of whether or not we are […]

Notes from the Field (Week of Oct 3rd)

Notes from the Field (Week of Oct 3rd)

The frenzy of activity on the farm through the summer is matching the fast growth of leafy greens, onslaught of ripe tomatoes, and never-ending yields of squash.  As a farmer, you become accustomed to constantly moving in order to keep up. Suddenly we find ourselves […]

This Week’s Notes From the Field

This Week’s Notes From the Field

Here at LexFarm, we can’t make up our minds. Harvesting watermelons and tomatoes last week has us holding onto summer.  On the other hand, occasional cool weather has been a welcome change from the summer heat, and with all of our beautiful fall vegetables we’re […]