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 […]
what you’ll find at our plant sale (not just tomatoes)
Yes, we love tomatoes – especially heirlooms! We’re growing 30 varieties of organic tomato seedlings for our Spring Plant Sale next week! But in case you like to eat other vegetables too, you’ll want to check our selection of SWEET PEPPERS, HOT PEPPERS, EGGPLANT, SUMMER SQUASH, WINTER SQUASH, CUCUMBERS, LETTUCE, BROCCOLI, ONIONS . . . […]
save the date
Come to our Spring Plant Sale! Friday May 22 10am-6pm Saturday May 23 10am-4pm Sunday May 24 10am-4pm Certified Organic Seedlings Many Heirloom Varieties Over 30 Types of Tomatoes (click here for photos & descriptions) Eggplant, Peppers, Cucumbers, Squash, Greens, Herbs, and more! The Farm Store will be open with eggs, greens, maple […]
this week in the greenhouse
Everything is germinating! Pea shoots for Three River Farmers Alliance restaurant deliveries Julia and Javi in the greenhouse. Yes, that’s a microscope (for looking at microorganisms in our compost). Double decker growing in the Little House! Conor and Javi built these nice new greenhouse tables while we were waiting for the snow to melt.
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 […]
That’s what we’re doing, here at Stout Oak. We may all be buried in snow right now, but spring really is right around the corner. We promise! In the meantime, the snowy days of February are the perfect time to get a jump on your garden planning, or maybe sign up for a CSA share? […]
It’s time to order seedlings for your garden!
> Download a Printable Order Form! > Find out more
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 […]
We open for the season on Saturday May 17th, 10am – 4pm. What’s for sale at the Farm Store this weekend? Read our latest newsletter to find out!
All of a sudden, there’s so much happening on the farm. Early this morning, a giant truck showed up with our delivery of straw. Apparently, we are going to be mulching like crazy this year. The mobile chicken coop gets another upgrade! This time, Jeff is adding a new roof and a new trailer base […]