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.
Prime Pizza Pi + Ronan joins the team A few weeks ago our good friend Ronan moved out to Amherst to join us and start a retail food business. On Saturday, October 17th we launched Prime Pizza Pi at the Village Hive in Amherst. Through Saturday, December 19th Ronan and … Continue reading
From our farm artists – Mathias & Rebecca Reed. A look into the process of harvesting and packing CSA boxes.
Ingredients: 1/2 pound carrots, julienned or cut into match-like strips 1/2 pound daikon radish, julienned or cut into match-like strips 1/2 cup rice vinegar 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt Directions 1. In a large bowl, mix water, sugar and salt. Stir until sugar and salt completely dissolved. 2. Add … Continue reading
2 cups peeled and sliced daikon, about 1/4″ thick 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, adjust to taste 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil In a small mixing bowl, sprinkle the salt over the radish slices and toss to combine. … Continue reading
We are excited to be one of the featured farms in the UW-Extension small farms summer tour. To RSVP visit http://fyi.uwex.edu/smallfarms/.
A warm spring has had us busy in the field breaking new ground, preparing soil, building hoophouses, and planting tens of thousands of transplants. June begins the summer season including our first harvests, farm markets (we will be at the Neenah and Appleton Saturday Markets all summer) and the beginning … Continue reading
We’re looking forward to a busy April. Check out what we’ve been up to and stop by one of the outings we have scheduled this month. Hoophouse Building A run of warm weather allowed us to begin constructing our first hoophouse in March. Our hoophouses are a critical component for … Continue reading
UPDATE 3/20/2018: In 2018, Farmers Oren Jakobson & Polly Dalton and the Field Notes Farm will become a part of Rising Sand Organics Cooperative Farm. The farm team will include 9 other people, many whom have worked with Field Notes in previous seasons. The CSA program will remain almost identical … Continue reading