Author: Ben Shute

Spring crops

It was a slow start to spring, with much cooler temperatures than we had during last year’s unusually warm March and April, and almost no rain at all until now. Cool and dry kept us busy irrigating, and meant that

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Eggs available at the farm! Also at Montgomery Place Orchard farm stand.

We have added a small fridge outside of our barn where you can come buy eggs until the CSA season begins.  We’re at 1830 Route 9, Germantown, NY.  Eggs are $5 / dozen, on the honor system, please bring exact

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Post-storm report

The farm has weathered the storm with no serious damage.  A few downed limbs and a brief power outage, but the chickens, greenhouses, and crops are all fine. Our CSA deliveries for Wednesday October 31st are cancelled, check your email

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Hurricane Sandy update

Note to CSA members in Red Hook, Woodstock, Kingston, Inwood/Washington Heights, and Riverdale:  this week’s CSA pick up is cancelled due to the storm.  Check your email for details on re-scheduling.  Thanks and stay safe!

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Farm Party today!

We spent yesterday cleaning up the barn so we will have plenty of space to celebrate, indoors and outdoors, even if there is a quick rain shower. We’ll use the hand-crank cider press to squeeze Montgomery Place Orchards apples (thanks Talea!), and

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Farm party this Sunday, September 30th!

 You are invited to join us for music, games, food, and farm tours at Hearty Roots.  The party will be at the NEW FARMLAND that Hearty Roots now owns, just a few miles north of our current vegetable fields.  

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Garlic Harvest event CANCELLED due to heat

Temperatures are forecasted to be in the high 90’s today, that’s just too hot for mid-day garlic harvest.  We don’t want members passing out in the field!  So we are cancelling today’s garlic harvesting. The pick-your-own garden will still be

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Hearty Roots Farm Events 2012

We’re annoucning our farm event schedule for the season; all are welcome, bring your friends, kids, and neighbors: Sunday, June 10th, 2pm – 6pm: Leek planting party! We will be transplanting our leek seedlings into the field. This will be

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Red Hook Winter Market

Hearty Roots will have produce for sale at the Red Hook Winter Market. We’ll keep bringing greenhouse greens, and winter veggies until we are sold out for the season. The Winter Market takes place two Saturdays a month, at the

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Join us for our Harvest Celebration this Sunday, September 25th, Rain or Shine!

The forecast is uncertain for this weekend– a good chance of sun and clouds, with a possiblity of some showers– but rain or shine, we will be celebrating the harvest at 223 Pitcher Lane, Red Hook, from 2pm – 6pm.

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