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The Multiplicative Effect…& mkt for 1.14.2017

We had the pleasure of attending our statewide organic farming conference this week. The VABF and Virginia State put on a quality annual conference, bringing together almost 500 people from around the state, region, and country who value and prioritize local organic food. The power of this mass of committed people is fierce! We go to… Continue reading The Multiplicative Effect…& mkt for 1.14.2017

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Community Supported Agriculture…& mkt 1.7.2017

Happy 2017! We’re enjoying reflection and waxing poetic around here this season of the new year. We moved here 10 years ago, thinking that the greater Richmond area, and western Chesterfield specifically, needed a farm like we envisioned we could create. It took us a couple of years to purchase land (and have a child… Continue reading Community Supported Agriculture…& mkt 1.7.2017

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Christmas Eve Market…for 12.24.2016

Images from the farm this past week: These greens and roots are growing in our greenhouses. The photo below is of something we rarely have time for in the main growing season: Turning our compost pile! It’s an exciting thing to get to tidy things up during the colder months. Today, Friday, is the last… Continue reading Christmas Eve Market…for 12.24.2016

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With a Low of 14, Veggies Still! …plus mkt 12.17.2016

It’s going down to 14 degrees tonight. That will mean the end of any plants that are still in our fields. In the greenhouses, however, it stays vibrant: The photo below, and the recipe that goes with it, are thanks to Bon Appetit: We love radishes and we’d like to convert the entire world to loving… Continue reading With a Low of 14, Veggies Still! …plus mkt 12.17.2016

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Veggie-Strong…for 12.10.2016

We’ve made a mad dash to harvest all the veggies that we can before the cold weather forecasted for this weekend. We’re still picking Salad Mix, Carrots, Turnips, Bok Choy, Kale, Radishes, Collards, Beets, Microgreens, Pea Shoots. And we’re still baking bread. Everyone can get this goodness this time of year in one of three ways:… Continue reading Veggie-Strong…for 12.10.2016

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A Single Carrot…plus CSA & Mkt 12.3.2016

“The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution.” So says Paul Cezanne. We’d like to think a Hakurei Turnip could have the same impact. If that be true, think what this trifecta could do: Our main part of the season has concluded…our Farm Share CSA has ended until it… Continue reading A Single Carrot…plus CSA & Mkt 12.3.2016

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CSA for 11.30.2016 – FINAL Farm Share

This Wednesday’s Farm Share will most likely include: Salad Mix, Hearty Greens Mix, Carrots, Turnips, Arugula, Sweet Miniature Peppers Plus: Optional Jalapenos This is the FINAL Farm Share for the year. Thank you for enjoying the vegetables we grow! Farm Share members literally make our farm possible, and we are very grateful for you! Want to… Continue reading CSA for 11.30.2016 – FINAL Farm Share