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The season has come to an end... thank you to all our customers!

2020 has been a year of challenges on the farm. We had no stone fruit. We had a hard freeze during apple and pear bloom, and many flowers were killed. The freeze also killed most of our outdoor strawberry blooms, even though they hadn't opened yet. We had a summer-long drought. Foxes, yes, foxes, ate a good deal of our remaining strawberry crop. Cucumber beetles and squash bugs destroyed our multiple successions of cucumber plants, despite our best efforts to keep them at bay. Turkeys ate our grapes. Potato leafhoppers killed our potato plants. Despite its challenges, 2020 has also been a wonderful year. We are farming new land! We cleared honeysuckle and fenced 8 acres in the sweltering July sun....

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It's apple season! Farm stand open!

While challenging is an understatement for the season, we have made it to apple season and we are overjoyed! Our fruit stand is NOW OPEN!   After a mild winter, our fruit trees began to break bud this spring, and suffered damage from repeated nights in the mid-20s, damaging or killing many of the blossoms. For our apple crop, it meant that some varieties we have a light crop this year, and other varieties we didn't have to thin. Throughout the summer, it became drier and drier. We irrigated constantly, sending water to crops that needed it most, like our shallow-rooted young blueberry plants, young apple trees, and vegetable crops. It's still quite dry on the farm, and we are giving...

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Farm update + Ithaca plant sale + apple trees for sale!

Hello everyone! We're so glad you're here, and we hope you are safe and well. We've missed everyone since we were unable to attend the start of the season at the Ithaca Farmers Market due to Covid-19 restrictions. As you may know, this is a very challenging time for small business owners everywhere. We are doing our best to adapt to the new normal and offer more farm goods this season. We are growing more annual vegetables this year such as potatoes, greens, peas, tomatoes, melons, summer squash/zucchini, and winter squash. We will try to open our fruit stand prior to apple season with summer vegetables.  Now that we have farm produce and edible plant starts to sell, we will be at...

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