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”

2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 5

Week 5 of Pekarek’s Produce Weekly Vegetable Subscription On The Farm As usual, the weather is the lead story on the farm.  We’ve had a couple of storms, a little bit of hail and a lot of wind.  The hole in the high tunnel has gotten bigger and the work days keep getting longer. ItContinue reading “2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 5”

2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 4

Week 4 of Pekarek’s Produce Weekly Vegetable Subscription I’m sure you’ve see it before where kids are better at technology than the parents… well we’ve been in that stage around here a time or two! So Michael (9) and I had an adventure in making a video on my phone this week that helped meContinue reading “2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 4”

Strawberries Don’t Like This Heat…but they make good syrup!

The name of the game this week is heat! And while we are irrigating everything we can with drip irrigation (we have miles of black and blue drip tape going across the farm), irrigation doesn’t solve anything. Usually, we would be hoping for a 3 – 4 week season for picking strawberries, but given thisContinue reading “Strawberries Don’t Like This Heat…but they make good syrup!”

2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 2

Week 2 of Pekarek’s Produce Weekly Vegetable Subscription Wow, has it been WINDY this week!  When it is this windy, you can hear the plants saying “ahhhhhh.” And of course, we got 6+ inches of rain since Wednesday.  So it’s like the double whammy of dirty around here, mud everywhere and wind.  On The FarmContinue reading “2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 2”

2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 1

We are so excited that today is the first day of the 2020 Pekarek’s Produce Weekly Vegetable Subscription! By joining the Pekarek’s Produce Weekly Vegetable Subscription, you not only receive a weekly bag of fresh and delicious vegetables, but you are also helping to strengthen our local food security, contribute to the local economy andContinue reading “2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 1”