Augustine’s Farm Set to Open for Season on June 24

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Up at Augustine’s Farm, Kathy and John report that this spring they’ve had a hard time with the fields. The temps have been decent for planting, but they have had more rain than usual and a tremendous amount of wind, which snapped rows of tomato plants.

“Most people don’t understand how vulnerable young plants are in those kind of situations,” Kathy said. “John would have one field ready to plant and it would rain and harden the soil again, so, we just dry it out and wait for the best conditions. We are always cautious because we raise all our  field plants.”

Farmer John and Scotty

Farmer John and Scotty getting ready to plant a field with corn on King Street on Sunday. Credit: Leslie Yager

All that said, Kathy and John are geared up for the season.  Field plants are thriving and the farm looks great.

During our visit on June 13, the Kohlrabi was thriving in a raised bed, alongside the Roly-Poly Zucchini. The farm stand will open June 24th, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Customers can expect to find spinach Swiss Chard, lettuces, broccoli and luscious salad in raised beds.Kathy said she hopes to have local strawberries as well.

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Last summer Kathy pulled Kohlrabi right out of the ground raised bad! This is a delicious, versatile vegetable you can cook in a variety of ways. Credit: Leslie Yager

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  • Linda

    THANKS LESLIE !! I POSTED ON FARM HOMEPAGE !!! Hope to see you soon. YOU do wonderful work !!

  • John B.

    Welcome Back.Wishing Augustine ‘s Farm a prosperous 2016.
    Support your community ( Buy Local ! )

  • Susan and Joe

    Kathy and John, the farm looks GREAT! Looking forward to seeing you soon. Excellent photographs. joe and sue