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Succession Planting

June 21, 2022 Katie Meyer

Here at Chatfield Farms, we grow vegetables for several hundred people all summer long. When we make our crop plan for the season, we try to think about the variety of vegetables that we want our

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Teambuilding at Chatfield Farms

June 13, 2022 Jeremiah Tjossem

In the wake of the Great Resignation, building a strong company culture has become more important than ever. With an increase in working from home and hybrid schedules, it is increasingly vital to

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Top 5 Reasons to Attend Lavender Festival

June 7, 2022 Jamie Heldt

Lavender Festival at Chatfield Farms is a great place to experience all of your favorite summer activities for a number of reasons. Here are our top five: Farmers Market: New to the festival this year

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Herbal Mocktails

May 12, 2022 Bridget Molloy

With all the spring flowers blossoming and that sweet scent filling the air, have you ever thought about how those blossoms might taste? Flowers are a traditional element for weddings, baby showers

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Regenerative Soil

April 22, 2022 Rutger Myers

Among the building blocks that form a regenerative system at Chatfield Farms, soil is the foundation. Perhaps the most important measurement of a “regenerative soil” is carbon sequestration, or how

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The Start of Something Big

March 30, 2022 Brian Vogt

The next several months will be the start of something big; actually, several big somethings. The first comes in April when the beloved O’Fallon Perennial Walk is planted anew. Under the guidance of

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A Case for Defining Regenerative Agriculture

March 22, 2022 Jason De Pecol

It’s no secret that organic food is trendy. But why? Consumers believe that organic is better for the environment and better for their health. In some cases, this is true, in others, not so much

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Tips for Planning Your Event or Wedding Outside

March 17, 2022 Bridget Molloy

Sitting among the blooms, hearing the hum of bees and songs of 240 species of birds—welcome to Chatfield Farms, nestled between the foothills and Chatfield Reservoir, a nature lover’s oasis just south

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Make the most of your veggie garden!

February 24, 2022 Maddy Torraca-Jones

There may be snow on the ground, but the CSA team at Chatfield Farms is gearing up as spring gets closer and closer. As I seeded kale for transplanting in the greenhouse on Monday, I realized with

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