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Vital Veg, organic farm, parsnips
Posted on Monday, 29 November, 2021 - 15:18
On the farm Well – we have been thanking the Angels this week. We are so grateful to have escaped major damage on the farm. We have some large trees down, many broken branches, and we were without power for two days. But other than that everythin...
Vital Veg, organic farm
Posted on Monday, 22 November, 2021 - 14:41
On the farm So, what was I saying last week about relatively warm weather?! It is all change now, with toe, and finger-tingling chills in the air, and the first hint of snow and ice in the forecast. I have to say that I am not looking forward to w...
Vital Veg, organic farm, winter purslane
Posted on Monday, 15 November, 2021 - 14:37
On the farm A calmer week! This has given us a chance to do some late season painting of outdoor woodwork. Not normally something we would plan for November, but the warm spell has made this possible. One less job for next season! The relative...
Vital Veg, organic farm
Posted on Monday, 8 November, 2021 - 20:25
On the farm We are counting our lucky stars this week. We escaped the strong winds at the weekend without any damage to our farm. We are always careful to ensure that our giant crop covers are well secured, in case they escape and cause damage, an...
Vital Veg, organic farm, mustard
Posted on Wednesday, 3 November, 2021 - 14:11
On the farm It has been a wet few days, with rather challenging conditions out in the veg field. Some parts are now distinctly soggy under foot! We watch the weather closely, and if possible we harvest our root crops (carrots, beetroot, parsnips,...
Posted on Tuesday, 26 October, 2021 - 18:41
On the farm Almost November and we are still planting! More spinach, rocket, chard and spring greens are on our list for planting this week. These will fill gaps made by celery and salads in the tunnels. We finished our outdoor veg planting for t...
Vital Veg, organic farm, apples
Posted on Monday, 18 October, 2021 - 14:32
On the farm It has been a busy time in the tunnels over the last week, planting up winter and spring greens in the gaps left by the summer crops. But the work in there is slowing down in parallel to the cooling temperatures and shortening days. We...
Vital Veg, organic farm, apples
Posted on Monday, 18 October, 2021 - 14:32
On the farm It has been a busy time in the tunnels over the last week, planting up winter and spring greens in the gaps left by the summer crops. But the work in there is slowing down in parallel to the cooling temperatures and shortening days. We...
Vital Veg, organic farm, celery
Posted on Monday, 11 October, 2021 - 15:13
On the farm There is a definite nip in the air these days, with night-time temperatures dipping down to 3 degrees in our tunnels. How quickly the year goes by – there are just two and a half months of 2021 left. We will soon be into frosts, and po...
Vital Veg, organic farm
Posted on Monday, 4 October, 2021 - 20:39
On the farm For the moment at least we are getting that wonderful caught-up feeling, when the list of jobs ahead stops growing quite so fast, so we are smiling! We are almost through our annual sowing programme – just a few more winter greens for t...

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