Follow our story across the season.
Here on the notes page, we will give insight to our growing methods, the seasonal ups and downs in the field, and the adventures of taking our produce to market.
Our field notes share with you our thoughts as raw data, rough sketches, and conscious reflection. We hope to share the realities of starting a farm and are open to conversation with our community as we share the ‘why’ and ‘how’ we are doing things — so, please comment on our posts, get in touch with us, or point out a discrepancy.
In 2018, farmers Oren Jakobson & Polly Dalton and the Field Notes Farm will become a part of Rising Sand Organics Cooperative Farm. The CSA program and market stands will remain almost identical to previous seasons (although with new offerings such as Market Choice and Micro shares), but with a … Continue reading
Prep: 15 minutes/ Cook: 40 minutes Serves: 6 to 8 1 large leek 2 T olive oil Dry white wine or water 2 lb. yellow or red potatoes 4 T unsalted butter 1/3 C sour cream or buttermilk Sea Salt and black pepper to taste 1. Cut the root end … Continue reading
10 oz Lacinato kale 6-8 fresh beets 1/4 C apple cider vinegar 1 T minced shallot 1/2 C olive oil juice of 1/2 lemon salt and pepper to taste 2 crisp sweet tart apples, thinly sliced 1/2 C roasted chestnuts, coarsely chopped crumbled feta or goat cheese Remove the central … Continue reading
We, at Field Notes Farm, are seeking to exchange a CSA share of produce for the creative works of local artists. Proposals will be accepted through March 31. Artists selected will be notified by April 6. About Us: We grow over 100 varieties of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and perennials on … Continue reading
Hello, A rainy Saturday morning allowed us a few hours to write a report of what we have been up to and what we are looking forward to this season. The Goods CSA Shares still available – sign up here – and tell your friends! Market season starts soon – … Continue reading
We, at Field Notes Farm, are seeking to exchange a CSA share of produce for the creative works of local artists. Proposals will be accepted through March 15. Artists selected will be notified by April 6. About Us: We grow over 100 varieties of vegetables on 2 acres in Custer, … Continue reading
Polly and I have decided to hire a full-time position to start April 2017. We are hoping to find someone with a couple seasons of experience who can take on certain management responsibilities, employ their own discretion, and work collaboratively with us to refine and improve our farm. We are concurrently … Continue reading
The new year brings changes Ahh, a snowy day has us writing and reflecting on seasons past and the season ahead. A long winter’s nap, time with friends and family, and a couple of Netflix marathons have spurred us to continue brainstorming and building for the season ahead. 2016 brings … Continue reading
We at Field Notes Farm are seeking to exchange a CSA share equivalent of our fresh herbs/vegetables for the creative works of local artists. We will be accepting proposals through March 15. Artists selected will be notified by April 1. Information about last years artists can be found on our … Continue reading