Notes From The Field

Notes from the Field : Week 7

Notes from the Field : Week 7

Coming back to the farm on a rainy Tuesday morning had me grateful for all the hard work our crew has been doing this summer in all kinds of weather. They are out there with us harvesting, weeding, irrigating and doing numerous other farm tasks in the heat, humidity, […]

Notes from the Field : week 6

Notes from the Field : week 6

In Defense of Ugly Vegetables by harvest workshare Greg Josephs There is a ritual I observe every Friday when I get home from my morning at the farm. Regardless of how tired, dirty, or hungry I am (generally all three in great measure) the first thing […]

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 […]