A Cold Spring means Row Cover and Winter Coats

We are excited to have our crew slowly coming back to us this spring.  We’ve really been fortunate to develop some great long lasting relationships with our crew and this is what really makes our farm work. There’s a lot about the farm that is very cyclical – in spring, everything is new again andContinue reading “A Cold Spring means Row Cover and Winter Coats”

Drive Up Vegetable Market 4/16/21

Great news!  On Friday, April 16 from 4-6pm, we will have a drive up vegetable market!  Yay 🙂  This first sale of April will be Drive Up only. Please pull up to the shed, we will bring you a menu, you make your selections and then we will bring a bag of vegetables back to yourContinue reading “Drive Up Vegetable Market 4/16/21”

Planting the Early Spring Salads

Ahhhh, it feels like spring. For the last several days you can hear and see geese moving north against the blue skies. The grass and dandelions are starting to show a little bit of green. The only snow left is hiding in the shade on the north side of a building. It’s been nice toContinue reading “Planting the Early Spring Salads”

Vegetable Farmer New Year

It’s Vegetable Farmer New Year and we want to thank you all for being part of our farm family at Pekarek’s Produce!   I don’t know exactly when the Chinese New Year is, but it is almost Vegetable Farmer New Year. The farm doesn’t exactly follow the normal January to December calendar, so we consider the start of the new year toContinue reading “Vegetable Farmer New Year”

2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 18

FINAL WEEK: Week 18 of Pekarek’s Produce Weekly Vegetable Subscription Today is the day.  It’s the last week of the 2020 Pekarek’s Produce Weekly Vegetable Subscription. We have really enjoyed this year’s subscription and getting to know you along the way. Ryan preparing to toss a cantaloupe while harvesting. On The Farm To us theContinue reading “2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 18”

2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 17

It’s the season of changes around here. Tomatoes are starting to slow down, pickling cucumbers are done, broccoli should be back in a couple weeks and we will have Kale for the fall season.  We loved getting all that rain last week.  There were big cracks in the ground, but that slow rain fall didContinue reading “2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 17”

Fall is not all about the pumpkins!

Ya know, fall is not ALL about pumpkins! There are new and delicious flavors everywhere: spaghetti squash, sunshine squash to make squash chips out of, and delicata squash – some of the sweetest squash ever! There’s also the return of many crops like cauliflower, broccoli, kohlrabi, cabbage, etc. And there’s even new crops like sweetContinue reading “Fall is not all about the pumpkins!”

2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 16

Week 16 of Pekarek’s Produce Weekly Vegetable Subscription On The Farm Hooray for rain! We are so excited to see some of that wet stuff coming down. As I sit here writing this in the early morning hours, its pitch black and I am listening to the rain come down! We hope you all hadContinue reading “2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 16”

2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 15

Week 15 of Pekarek’s Produce Weekly Vegetable Subscription On The Farm We’ve heard lots of people loving their watermelon and cantaloupe in the last few weeks.  Not to brag, but Ryan really does grow the best melons around!  For those of you that have asked how to get more, you can visit  PekareksProduce.com/shop to add aContinue reading “2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 15”

2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 10

Week 10 of Pekarek’s Produce Weekly Vegetable Subscription It’s hard to believe that it’s almost August. We are all enjoying a little reprieve from the heat. Much of our crew is looking forward to school starting (very weird). And our minds wander to fall when we see the pumpkins turning colors.  On The Farm I’mContinue reading “2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 10”