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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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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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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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Season Reflections on Regenerative Agriculture

November 9, 2021 Maddy Torraca-Jones

At Chatfield Farms, our CSA team is committed to investing in regenerative systems. Amidst mounting threats such as climate and environmental change that cause erratic farming conditions, we seek to

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Compost Breakdown

August 18, 2021 Kurt Myers

What is compost? Just about everyone knows that compost is a beneficial soil amendment, but all compost is not created equal. The highest quality compost is a product of your garden’s environment

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The Importance of Cover Crops

July 20, 2021 Royce Hale

I have fond memories of being a child and walking next to Grandpa as he rototilled the garden. There is something comforting about the smell and texture of newly tilled soil. As an adult, though, I’ve

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