Author Archives: Joey

Late Winter (early Spring?) March 2014 Update

We are starting to come out from  hiding as the day length approaches 12 hours.  We have been busy ordering seeds, and will start heating a greenhouse this coming week.  Watch for a post with our 2014 Greenhouse Variety Listing … Continue reading

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Squash Harvest Milestone

Littlewood Farm crew and worthy volunteers worked overtime last weekend ahead of the coming frosty nights to pull all the squash out of the fields.  We ended up with six bins, lower than hoped for but really not too bad … Continue reading

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Abundance

September is a rewarding month.  We are picking more or less non stop, to keep up with the demand for our produce.  The red, yellow and orange sweet peppers are a particularly satisfying crop to harvest.    If you are … Continue reading

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Solar Open House on the Farm on Wednesday, August 21st, 5 to 7 PM

All are welcome here at Littlewood Farm for an open house to share our excitement over the installation of solar panels to generate all the electricity for the farm.  We will have a  presentation by folks from the Sun Common, … Continue reading

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Post Lamas Bliss

Now that we’re well past Lamas day it feels like things are changing quickly on the farm.  A lot of tension has left, the list of things to do that grew twice as fast as we could do them has … Continue reading

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The Greatest Summer Vegetables Coming Into Season Right Now

Finally, the wait is over.  Cherry tomatoes have arrived and the bigger varieties are coming on fast.  Eggplants are ripe and the first peppers are ready to be savored–not just the green peppers, but based on the refried beans I … Continue reading

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Mid Summer Farm Chores

Never a lack of things to do.  We have been working hard, whenever the rains have relented, to mechanically cultivate and hand weed.  No point in letting the weeds take over.  Easier by far to get them out when thy … Continue reading

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No pick-your-own strawberries this year

Sorry folks, very very sadly Littlewood has no pick-your-own strawberries this year.  We just have barely enough for ourselves, but are looking into the possibility of selling wholesale next year.

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The Allis-Chalmers Model G

Last week we used my favorite, and probably the best tractor at Littlewood, the Allis-Chalmers Model G.  The G’s engine is in the rear, giving it a fast, Thunder Road look.  It only weighs 1,285 pounds, making it super light as far as … Continue reading

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End of the Plant Sale

The first weeks of June always feel like a big push on the farm.  We were grateful to have some extra hands to help us get corn, squash, melons, tomatoes, and peppers in the ground.  All the transplants are certainly enjoying … Continue reading

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