Worden Farm Field Notes: March 6, 2018

You are invited to join us in celebration of the season’s organic harvest at the Sunday Brunch and Field Stroll on March 25, 2018, 11 AM – 1 PM, in the Veggie Pavilion Barn at Worden Farm. The menu is veggie-forward and prepared by Modern Events with Worden Farm’s organic vegetables. Reserve your seats now at wordenfarm.com.   BRUNCH MENU Signature Cocktail The Modern Mai … Continue reading Worden Farm Field Notes: March 6, 2018

Worden Farm Field Notes: February 27, 2018

The Charlotte Technical College (CTC) Culinary Arts Program and Worden Farm have had a partnership for many years. The CTC Chef Instructors have integrated our donations of fresh organic vegetables into their curriculum. The CTC students learn how to create culinary masterpieces from our farm-fresh organic produce. Our warm congratulations go out to this year’s group of CTC students, who won the top medal awards … Continue reading Worden Farm Field Notes: February 27, 2018

Worden Farm Field Notes: February 20, 2018

Come to our annual Food Preservation Workshop! Saturday, March 3, 2018, 2:00 – 4:00 PM, in the barn at Worden Farm Taught by seasoned Worden Farm member and food preservation expert, Cindi Florit. Join us for a flavorful, fun, informative afternoon at the farm! Learn how to preserve the harvest, and enjoy your local organic farm vegetables all year. Taste delicious samples of vegetables that … Continue reading Worden Farm Field Notes: February 20, 2018

Worden Farm Field Notes: February 13, 2018

Punxsutawney Phil may have seen his shadow on Groundhog Day, but Spring weather is upon the farm this week. Our freeze recovery efforts are evident, and the fields are looking good. The warmer weather creates a joyous, active atmosphere from the creatures that inhabit the farm. Lots of song birds and pollinators are singing, flying, and buzzing about the fields with vitality and abundance. This … Continue reading Worden Farm Field Notes: February 13, 2018

Worden Farm Field Notes: February 6, 2018

Sunday night brought 3/4″ of rain, perfectly timed after the last rain. The planting areas that we are preparing for new transplants were well-watered, and the soil moisture is excellent for the transplants to flourish. The Sweet Pepper harvest will be strong for another few weeks. Cold weather damaged the pepper leaf, even under the protective cloth row covers. The cold temperatures brought out the … Continue reading Worden Farm Field Notes: February 6, 2018

Worden Farm Field Notes: January 30, 2018

A full inch of rain fell on the farm on Sunday night. Fortunately, it did not rain too much. It was just enough. The rain was strong and steady, lasting for several hours. This rain gave the crops and soils a welcome deep drenching. We irrigate, of course, because this is the dry season, but no irrigation can compare to a good rain. When we … Continue reading Worden Farm Field Notes: January 30, 2018

Worden Farm Field Notes: January 16, 2018

Bracing for another night of possible freezing temperatures here on Wednesday. Farm members and market customers: now is the time to enjoy cold-sensitive crops like eggplant, tomatoes and peppers. They might be gone until the Spring if the temperatures get too low. Freezes generally happen here between Christmas and Valentine’s Day, although we have even had freezes as late as mid March and as early … Continue reading Worden Farm Field Notes: January 16, 2018