July 28, 2021

The rain continues (thank goodness!) and we are happy to report that our growers are still safe from hail and flooding. In fact, despite all of the rain – which can cause the skins to split – the tomatoes are still doing … Continued

July 7, 2021

What a lovely time of year. It is such a relief to be seeing some rain and feeling the cooler temperatures that come with it. I can’t say enough good things about the benefits of even a little precipitation! This … Continued

June 23, 2021

Another hot week, with extra smoke added on top. Although summer has just now officially begun, the temperatures have been saying otherwise. For all the heat and smoke that our growers (and volunteers!) are suffering through, imagine the wildland firefighters … Continued

June 9, 2021

The heat is on! It seems the time for late season frosts has finally passed, and our growers are transplanting hot weather crops into the fields. Despite the late frosts, it is shaping up to be a good season for … Continued

June 2, 2021

Believe it or not, Whipstone Farm had another two nights of frost this past week! There is never a dull moment in farming. Some plants will recover from the damage and others didn’t make it and will need to be replaced. … Continued

May 26, 2021

The wind this past week sure was a doozy! And it had extra impact on our local farms. Tender plants got beat up and row covers, which protect young plants from frost, were ripped off or whipped against the plants they are … Continued