CSA week 16

CSA week 16

Oct. 23, 2019 by

Well, here we are- at the last week of CSA for 2019! I want to wrap up the blog this year with a big THANK YOU for your continued support of the CSA and the New Roots Farmers. It was

CSA Week 15

CSA Week 15

Oct. 15, 2019 by

Welcome to week 15!  This week is the second to last week of the CSA season and with the ending of the season comes to a shift away from fresh, leafy veggies, towards crops that store better. Of course, you’ll

Week 14 of CSA

Week 14 of CSA

Oct. 7, 2019 by

Welcome to week 14!  This year, we donated vegetables like kale, leeks, celery, radishes, and cabbage to pantries in the Lewiston/Portland areas. As we near the end of the CSA and marketing season (as well as the end of the

CSA Week 13

CSA Week 13

Oct. 4, 2019 by

Welcome to week 13 of CSA! It’s still business as usual here at the farm, not a lot has happened since last week, Although New Roots has been working to finish up the high tunnels. So far we have two

Week 12 of CSA

Sep. 25, 2019 by

With the start of the official fall season, New Roots Cooperative Farm is seeing an abundance of crops on the farm – from summer tomatillos, jalapenos, and cilantro to late-season watermelon, eggplant, and salad mix to fall parsnips, brussel sprouts,

Week 11 of CSA

Week 11 of CSA

Sep. 18, 2019 by

With 40 degree overnight temperatures at the farm this week, autumn is certainly in the air! The crops still doing just fine, though, and we’re glad for a break from last week’s sweltering temps. We’re seeing the first of the

Week 10 of CSA

Sep. 11, 2019 by

On the farm, we’re feeling the shift towards autumn, even if the weather is still full of mid-summer heat and humidity. Farmers are tilling under their crops that have gone by and putting in cover crops. Cover crops are plants that

1st Week of Autumn CSA! (Also Called Week 9)

Sep. 4, 2019 by

Welcome to the first week of Autumn CSA! If you are just joining us, we are delighted to be able to provide veggies to you this fall. If you are continuing on from the summer, thank you for your full-season

Week 8 of CSA

Aug. 28, 2019 by

It was a crisp morning on the farm today, which helped us wrap our heads around the fact that this is the last week of the Summer Share. There was the slightest hint of fall in the air, and we’re

CSA Week 7

Aug. 21, 2019 by

Updates from the farm: New Roots just signed an agreement with the National Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) to get a new well on the farm! The NRCS is an agency of the USDA, which provides technical assistance and conservation planning