By: Julia Holup, Assistant Manager We’re finding lots of earthworms in our small hoop house today as we turn over the soil and prepare to seed. They may be small, but earthworms deliver huge benefits to the soil, improving nutrient availability, drainage, soil structure, and productivity. Ever wonder how you prepare beds in tight spaces? […]
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By: Julia Holup, Assistant Farm Manager At Stout Oak Farm, we market our vegetables to our community of customers in a variety of ways. We operate a Farm Store from mid-May through late October, attend the Exeter Farmers’ Market during the growing season, and take part in several Winter Farmers’ Markets in the colder months. We also […]
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 […]