CSA Week Three: July 20 – 25

Jul. 22, 2020 by

With all this rain, vegetables have been happy- but so have the weeds! Farmers have been busy keeping their fields clean, and we hope that the quality of the veggies coming off the farm reflects that hard work. On some

CSA Week Two: July 13 – 18

Jul. 14, 2020 by

Thanks so much to everyone who made the first week of CSA so easy for the farmers! Your messages of appreciation and excitement were such a joy to share out to them, as were your inquiries into the crops you

The First week of CSA! July 6-12.

Jul. 7, 2020 by

Hi everyone! It’s that time again- we’re back for another year of the CSA. Hard to believe it’s my fourth year on the job! Watching the way the farmers have developed their skills over those years has been so much

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