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Spring farm update…

After last weeks spring like temperatures we are back into more normal winter weather. We took  advantage of the thaw to start some much needed clean up work on the farm and on some of the greenhouses we will need for early spring planting. The seed orders have all arrived (except for the back ordered […]

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Today is the day!!! Our sign-up for the 2017 CSA season officially opens. The new membership form is right here on the page called “2017 CSA membership sign up form” Just click it to download the Pdf, fill it out and mail it to the farm with your payment. (yes, good old fashioned snail mail). […]

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My apologizes for not being present on this page for so very long. The season has a way of taking you away and leaving little else. As the season is coming to an end we want to thank all of our CSA members, great customers at the farmers markets and our whole accounts (especially The East […]

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Dog days of summer…

Crops continue to ripen on the farm despite the drought conditions we are enduring. We had almost an inch of rain last week but are still way down in our rainfall for June and July. This week looks to be a real scorcher which should help to ripen the tomatoes, eggplants and peppers. We rounded […]

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Dry June…

Wow we have had an incredibly dry few weeks. It’s now been about 7 weeks without any measurable rainfall. Things on the farm are very dry to say the least. Luckily we have about 90% of the farm under drip irrigation so we are able to keep the plants going but not necessarily thriving and […]

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Planting…

Hot dry week on the farm and for late May/ early June that means a rush of planting  before the rains come. So, so many plants got tucked into the ground this past week: the entire flower garden, likely a few thousand plants, hundreds of tomato and pepper, summer and winter squash, another planting of […]

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Monday May23 was our first CSA distribution for the 2016 season and it was so nice to see familiar faces and meet some new folks. Your boxes had lots of yummy greens: Growers Choice salad mix, spinach, leaf lettuce, Red Russian kale, garlic greens and some of our dried hot peppers. Time to get out […]

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We have been seeding and planting like crazy this month: 1600 lisianthus plants went into hoop house #1 last week, 100 tomato plants got planted into hoop house #4 and the greens house is bursting with lettuce, spinach, swiss chard and kale!  This Saturday May 7 will be the first day at the Meridian Farmers […]

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We have expanded into our Quonset greenhouse after filling up the nursery greenhouse with baby plants. Every day we seed seed seed. Tomorrow will be a big work day on the farm when we put our first transplants into greenhouse #3, lettuce (three kinds), Kale (two kinds), swiss chard, spinach and beets. So much rain […]

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In the Nursery greenhouse

Spring is here in Michigan! Lots of tiny baby plants are sprouting in the nursery greenhouse as we wait for our fields to dry in hopes of getting outside to plant. The weather has been just beautiful and we love the longer days (though not the early mornings). We have, bursting in the greenhouse right […]

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