February Scenes at Stout Oak Farm

By: Julia Holup, Assistant Farm Manager Success in farming takes careful planning. In the winter, while the crops are at rest, the farmers are at work:  Noses in books. Eyes on excel sheets. Hands on keyboards, tap-tapping away at annual reports and year-end analyses. There are binders full of colorful tabs, notes in black pen […]

find us at local markets this winter!

Here’s Julia at the Seacoast Eat Local Winter Farmers’ Market in Rollinsford.  There is so much amazing local food at this market!  See our Winter Calendar below for upcoming market dates. Stout Oak Farm Winter Calendar Find us at these markets! We’ll be selling eggs, greens, and winter storage vegetables. Three River Farmers’ Alliance Farm-to-Chef […]

accumulation

We thought the first big storm was quite something, with the deep, fluffy snow, gorgeous white landscape, and dramatic snow drifts.  Then more snow happened, and kept happening. The amount of snow now seems a little ridiculous, but it’s still incredibly beautiful. Plus, with all the shoveling and snowshoeing, we are getting some good winter […]

winter greens update

This week and next, we’re harvesting spinach and baby lettuce from our unheated hoophouse for Seacoast Eat Local‘s Winter Farmers’ Markets on December 6th and December 13th! Inside our larger hoophouse, we keep the temperature slightly above freezing through mid-December.  What’s growing in there right now?  Micro greens, radish shoots, and pea shoots for local […]

where to find us this fall and winter

We’re growing more food for the late fall and early winter months than we ever have before!  Here’s the rundown on our late season schedule: Our Farm Store is open through Friday October 31st.  We are still harvesting loads of vegetables — carrots, beets, turnips, potatoes, kale, salad greens, cabbage, radishes, and more. Come by […]