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Our Tomato Crop, By the Numbers

The Vineyard Gazette honors us this week with a well-reported article about the adventures of our 2017 tomato crop, which was delayed by adverse weather in the spring and early summer but is coming in gangbusters now. Food… Read More

Where are the Field Tomatoes?

The cold, rainy weather of Spring 2017 has delayed pretty much all of our crops so far, and field tomatoes are no exception. Once we have a reliably consistent flow of ripe tomatoes to the farmstand, we’ll send an e-mail… Read More

Got Garlic?

Calling all lovers of the “stinking rose” — our garlic crop is in, and it’s a bountiful harvest.                                        … Read More

Corn is Coming In, But Needs More Sun

We’ve finally started picking our own corn, although supplies have been limited and each harvest sells out quickly. Corn needs sun to ripen to perfection, and we’ve been looking at a lot of cloudy days lately.

Strawberries vs. Weeds: Our 2-Year Strategy

Growing crops outdoors is a constant struggle with weeds, and sometimes they get the upper hand — temporarily. That’s why our strawberry plants get plowed under after just two harvests, when the weeds in that patch become too… Read More

Asparagus Harvest Begins

A week ago, our asparagus shoots had barely broken the ground. Today we brought in the earliest of the crop, which barely lasted into the afternoon. Farm manager Ethan Buchanan-Valenti says it will be a couple of weeks… Read More

Look What’s Happening in the Greenhouse!

Take a peek behind our greenhouse doors to see what we’ve got growing:

We’re Opening May 5! But Will There Be Asparagus?

These are exciting days on Meshacket Road as we ready the farmstand for another year.

Seed Catalogs Everywhere: What We’re Ordering for 2017

One of the year’s first tasks at Morning Glory Farm is to order seeds for spring sowing. It’s a big job: For 2017, we’re buying more than 500 varieties of vegetable, herb and flower seeds. To mention just… Read More

Planting Tomatoes in January? Yes!

We grow four “generations” of tomatoes every year on the farm, two under cover and two in the fields. The earliest harvest is expected to begin in late May, about a month after the farmstand opens for the season…. Read More