Monthly Archives: May 2011

Hoop Dreams

The last blog post left off with a little teaser…what’s that in the distance?  A greenhouse under construction?  Didn’t the Summit Springs Farmers vow to never again build such a structure after spending months of their lives erecting that first … Continue reading

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The farm stand is here!

Tell your friends and neighbors that the new Summit Springs Farm self-serve farm stand is up and running!  The stand is right here on the farm next to our little barn.  At the moment, we’re offering organic tomato, herb, and veggie … Continue reading

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May days

Busy, busy, busy here at the ol’ farm these past few weeks.  This week’s rain-a-thon has slowed us down some, but before the wet weather parked itself over us we were up to all sorts of things, starting with tilling … Continue reading

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Farm babble

So you may wonder…what do those farmers think about and talk about as they do their thing?  Yesterday was another rainy day, and Sonya, Andrew, and I were in the greenhouse for most of the morning, stringing twine for the … Continue reading

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At the Farmers’ Market

Here are a few photos from last week’s Saturday farmers’ market down in Portland’s Deering Oaks Park.  The market’s still just getting rolling with more vendors setting up each week.  Our spring carrots (all gone now, alas!) and parsnips have been popular, … Continue reading

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Article on-line

The recent CSA article in Lewiston Auburn Magazine featuring Summit Springs Farm (among others) is now available on the magazine’s website.  Read it right here.

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Updates from April into May…

The photo above is of our young garlic.  It was planted in Field 2 last October, mulched with leaves and grass clippings, spent the long winter out there, and is now growing well.  And finally, the garlic has some company!  … Continue reading

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