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This Monday, May 11th at 6PM we are holding an online Meet Your Farmer event! Please use the link to register OR scan bar code: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpdOmurz8tGtFv0SXc4ypbkL1JdnoRFoHP
Get your backyard gardens ready! We will be fully stocked with organic vegetable transplants. (May 16-17 from 9-3) 145 Garcia Lane, Leeds NY 12451
The fantastic Stoneledge Farm Crew from the 2018 season. From l to r Back row: Julian Sr., Nicolas, Geo, Juan, Rolando Middle row: Julian Jr., Harry Front row: Pete Sr., Deborah, Candice, Grace, Peter Jr. Missing Malachi and Waren.
Seeding with a vacuum seeder is so much quicker than using the hand held seeder. Peter has master the seeder and the greenhouse is filling up quickly. Early greens such as cabbage, boc choi, lettuces and kale are all seeded and will be some of the first greens in the CSA shares in June.
It is late in February and the seeding for 2018 CSA season starts. Each seed is carefully seeded into an individual cell. There are 72 cells in each of the flats that we are seeding today. The flats will be moved into the greenhouse where they will be watered and with the warmth of the sun will start to grow. The CSA harvest and delivery begins in June but the work of preparing for the first harvest starts months before.
Sheep, goats, chickens, cats and a donkey all joined Stoneledge Farm last winter. Cold winter weather and the animals need hay that was harvested on the fields last summer. We use the dormant greenhouses to store the hay throughout the winter. There will be beautiful 100% fine Merino and Corriedale Sheep wool yarns available this upcoming season through the online CSA Marketplace.