Buy Fresh, Buy Local

Season after season, we have new and improved answers to this perennial question: Why buy local? We all share a general sense that it’s great for the community. It makes us better connected, strengthens our local economy, makes us more prosperous as a whole—it...

Terrific Tips for Tending to Tomatoes

Planting Before planting your tomatoes, make sure that we are getting consistent night temperatures between 55 and 75 degrees.  Regardless of whether you’re planting a determinate or indeterminate variety of tomato, plant your seedling up to its top leaves to promote...

The Wonderful World of Herb Gardening

If you shop with us, you know that nothing is better than freshly picked produce straight from the source. When the season is fully in swing, our harvest is picked directly from our fields and brought down to the store that very day. That means it hasn’t spent days in...

How Pete’s CSA Works

For the past few decades, Community Supported Agriculture programs (CSA’s) have revolutionized the relationship between small farms and their communities. The idea is simple. Members of a CSA buy shares in a farm at the beginning of the season, which essentially...

Time To Grow!

  It’s Wednesday morning, April 28th! 61 degrees on the farm—about a week past the last frost of the season—and all day long it’s just supposed to get warmer. We’ve been sprouting seeds in the greenhouse since early February, and now trays and trays of seedlings...