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 […]
looking back, looking ahead
Winter is the time for taking stock, and making plans. This year, we decided to write an Annual Report to share with all of our farm members and supporters. We want to let you in on our winter analyzing and planning, and provide you with a deeper understanding of the workings of the farm. Dear […]
Summer Happy Hourat Stout Oak FarmFriday July 24th, 5 – 8pm What a great way to end the week! Join us at our monthly Happy Hour for beer, food, and lawn games. This month’s Happy Hour is all about the food! Three Brothers Marketplace will be cooking up some fantastic dishes with our farm fresh […]
seedling order deadline extended, and other news!
From our recent email newsletter … It’s spring! What’s new at the farm? New Logo! Presenting . . . . our new logo, designed by Sarah Koff, block print artist at Just Right Prints. We’re super excited about it! Stout Oak tote bags coming soon. Spring Events Our 2015 farm event calendar is taking […]
(almost) spring update!
Maybe you’ve already signed up for a CSA share or Farm Store Credit account at Stout Oak Farm. Maybe you’re still thinking about it. Here are few bits of farm news to get you fired up about the growing season ahead! Snow is melting, sap is flowing, seeds are germinating, and the chickens are laying […]
job opportunities, spring 2015!
Here are two job announcements to share with your friends who are interested in food and farming! Field Crew Position, Stout Oak Farm Full-time position begins in April. Our ideal candidate has worked for one or more growing seasons on a vegetable farm and is serious about pursuing a career in agriculture. Qualifications include: […]
eat healthy and local in 2015!
From our latest email newsletter: If it’s organic vegetables you’re looking for, we’ve got you covered. Connect with Stout Oak Farm this year, and get access to fresh, high quality organic vegetables, grown right here in Brentwood. Our CSA and Farm Store Credit programs offer many ways to get involved – from a […]
high speed transplanting (sort of)
It’s always fun to try out a new tool. Last week we borrowed a water wheel transplanter from our friend Glenn at Willow Pond Community Farm. Once we got it set up, we were amazed at how much planting we got done! The planter makes the holes, and drops water in the planting row. While […]
CSA week #18 – Final Week!
THIS WEEK’S HARVEST Beets Potatoes Carrots Brussels Sprouts Butternut Squash Pie Pumpkins Onions Lettuce Radishes Swiss Chard Sweet and Hot Peppers Micro Greens Husk Cherries Choice of Fresh Herbs RECIPE LINKS Roasted Root Vegetables Winter Squash Soup Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Brussels Sprouts Potato Hash Roasted Beets and Their Greens Beet and Beet Green […]
Read about how Stout Oak Farm and RiverWoods are working together: RiverWoods Strives for a Healthier Menu