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 […]
We’re still finding plenty of food to harvest in our fields, thanks to this fall’s nice moderate temperatures. Our new hoophouse is brimming with greens, timed to be harvested for late November and December farmers’ markets and restaurant orders. Bags and boxes of roots and other storage crops pile up in our cooler. As the […]
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 […]
winter market season begins
It’s late November, and we’re still harvesting! Yesterday up on the hill (the ground still slightly frozen even in the middle of the day) we harvested beets, kale, tat soi, and the last baby salad greens and arugula of the season. We also discovered some gorgeous parsley and a surprise stash of Brussels sprouts in […]
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 […]
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Here’s our most recent newsletter, with info about seedlings, vegetable shares, winter recipes, and more: News from Stout Oak Farm, February Issue Want to be on our email list? Sign up here.