Tuesday, October 19, 2021

 

The tomato jungle

We will miss Christina (The Flower Lady) at the Corning Farmers' Market. She was already a vendor when we started attending in 2003 so she definitely deserves a break. We hope she has a great life ahead of her back in Germany.

Daikon mix - the red ones are new this year and they are striking.



Expected harvest for this week (small share choose 8, large share choose 10)

  • celery
  • fennel
  • turmeric
  • celeriac
  • spinach
  • kiwiberries (conventional)
  • long turnips
  • hakurei turnips
  • watermelon radishes
  • daikon radishes
  • carrots 
  • ginger
  • broccoli
  • acorn/sweet dumpling squash
  • leeks
  • cooking onions
  • cherry tomatoes
  • tomatoes
  • eggplants
  • green peppers
  • hot peppers
  • garlic 
  • potatoes
  • cabbage
  • chard
  • kale
  • beets
  • spicy mix
  • lettuce mix
  • pea shoots
  • scallions
  • apples
  • organic, locally grown flour

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

 



Our truck is in the shop so we have been using alternative methods for hauling things around the farm
Our one almond tree has yielded tons of nuts this year. Now we just have to crack the shells.

Farm Event
Saturday October 16,  Noon. Garlic planting and farm potluck lunch. We will be planting garlic for next year's harvest. Come for planting or the potluck or both. We'll have lunch then plant garlic for a while. Bring gloves if you like. 

Expected harvest for this week (small share choose 8, large share choose 10)

  • turmeric
  • celeriac
  • spinach
  • kiwiberries (conventional)
  • long turnips
  • hakurei turnips
  • horseradish
  • watermelon radishes
  • daikon radishes
  • carrots 
  • ginger
  • broccoli
  • butternuts
  • leeks
  • cooking onions
  • cherry tomatoes
  • tomatoes
  • eggplants
  • green peppers
  • ripe peppers
  • hot peppers
  • garlic 
  • fingerling potatoes
  • cabbage
  • chard
  • kale
  • beets
  • spicy mix
  • lettuce mix
  • pea shoots
  • scallions
  • apples
  • organic, locally grown flour

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

 

Insects like to make nests in the frames of our hoophouses
Pepper plants alongside recently transplanted pac choi, chard and kale. The hoophouse will be pulled over these beds sometime next month. Soon we will rip out the pepper plants and transplant more greens in those beds.
Our own organic apples and conventional kiwiberries from our neighbors are now available.


Expected harvest for this week (small share choose 8, large share choose 10)

  • turmeric
  • spinach
  • kiwiberries (conventional)
  • long turnips
  • horseradish
  • watermelon radishes
  • daikon radishes
  • carrots 
  • ginger
  • broccoli
  • Gouda pie pumpkins
  • leeks
  • sweet onions
  • cherry tomatoes
  • tomatoes
  • eggplants
  • green peppers
  • ripe peppers
  • hot peppers
  • garlic 
  • fingerling potatoes
  • cabbage
  • chard
  • kale
  • beets
  • spicy mix
  • lettuce mix
  • pea shoots
  • scallions
  • apples
  • organic, locally grown flour




Tuesday, September 28, 2021

 




FLX Farm Tour Weekend was a success. Thanks to all those who came out to tour the farms of Schuyler County
What are those long purple things? They are Hinona Kabu turnips.
Kiwiberries from Mansfield Farm are now available.
These are seeds from a pepper variety called "Apple" that we are growing for Fedco Seeds. Here they are drying on a screen.


The Fall/Winter CSA form is now available. Please click the link on the right side of this page. Or just ask us about it at market.

Farm Event
Saturday October 16,  Noon. Garlic planting and farm potluck lunch. We will be planting garlic for next year's harvest. Come for planting or the potluck or both. We'll have lunch then plant garlic for a while. Bring gloves if you like. 

Expected harvest for this week (small share choose 8, large share choose 10)

  • watermelon radishes
  • daikon radishes
  • carrots 
  • baby ginger
  • broccoli
  • Starry night acorn squash
  • leeks
  • sweet onions
  • cherry tomatoes
  • tomatoes
  • eggplants
  • green peppers
  • ripe peppers
  • hot peppers
  • shishito, purple murasaki and habanada peppers
  • garlic 
  • fingerling potatoes
  • cabbage
  • chard
  • kale
  • beets
  • spicy mix
  • lettuce mix
  • pea shoots
  • scallions
  • apples
  • organic, locally grown flour


Tuesday, September 21, 2021

 



Purple asters are our favorite fall wildflower


Expected harvest for this week (small share choose 8, large share choose 10)

  • watermelon radishes
  • carrots 
  • baby ginger
  • broccoli
  • delicata squash
  • leeks
  • sweet onions
  • cherry tomatoes
  • tomatoes
  • eggplants
  • green peppers
  • ripe peppers
  • hot peppers
  • shishito, purple murasaki and habanada peppers
  • garlic 
  • fingerling potatoes
  • cabbage
  • chard
  • kale
  • beets
  • spicy mix
  • lettuce mix
  • pea shoots
  • scallions
  • apples
  • organic, locally grown flour


Tuesday, September 14, 2021

 

Fun with ginger

Fall greens getting transplanted next to peppers and leeks.

An update on our fall/winter CSA plans will be coming soon. We haven't forgotten about it, we've just been busy harvesting. Check back here or ask at market.

Expected harvest for this week (small share choose 8, large share choose 10)

  • carrots (are back)
  • baby ginger
  • broccoli
  • butternut squash
  • leeks
  • sweet onions
  • cherry tomatoes
  • tomatoes
  • eggplants
  • green peppers
  • ripe peppers
  • hot peppers
  • shishito, purple murasaki and habanada peppers
  • garlic 
  • fingerling potatoes
  • cabbage
  • chard
  • kale
  • beets
  • spicy mix
  • lettuce mix
  • pea shoots
  • scallions
  • apples
  • organic, locally grown flour

Thursday, September 9, 2021

 Sorry for the late post this week. And apologies, we still have no carrots due to rotting in the field.


Hilling the turmeric - better late than never

Fresh baby ginger available now!

Apparently mice can eat habanero peppers.

Harvest morning

Expected harvest for this week (small share choose 8, large share choose 10)

  • baby ginger
  • broccoli
  • acorn squash
  • baby leeks
  • sweet onions
  • cherry tomatoes
  • tomatoes
  • eggplants
  • green peppers
  • ripe peppers
  • hot peppers
  • shishito, purple murasaki and habanada peppers
  • garlic 
  • fingerling potatoes
  • summer squash (maybe)
  • zucchini (maybe)
  • pickling cucumbers (maybe)
  • cabbage
  • chard
  • kale
  • beets
  • spicy mix
  • lettuce mix
  • pea shoots
  • scallions
  • apples
  • organic, locally grown flour