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06 Oct 2018
Stoneledge Farm Crew 2018

Stoneledge Farm Crew 2018

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.

15 Jun 2018
Learn about Lettuces

Learn about Lettuces

Learn about the varieties of lettuces coming in your CSA share this week.

27 Apr 2018
Cutting Seed Potatoes

Cutting Seed Potatoes

Cutting potatoes for seed.  Each potato gets cut into two-inch pieces and then planted in the field.  The potato eye will create a potato plant.  The potato plant will then produce clusters of new potatoes. 

19 Mar 2018
Moving into Greenhouse #2

Moving into Greenhouse #2

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.

03 Mar 2018
Spring Seeding

Spring Seeding

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.    

11 Jan 2018
Winter Feeding at Stoneledge Farm

Winter Feeding at Stoneledge Farm

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.  

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