Category Archives: From the Veggie Fields

Heat Wave!

It’s getting pretty hot!   It’s that time of year in Florida again, when all we can think about is when “winter” will be back again.  We count down the days to the next cool day of the year!   … Continue reading

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New Applicant Time Is Almost Here!

Please be reminded that Sweetwater Farm and Sweetwater Sunday Market will be closed on Easter Sunday on March, 27th!  CSA Sunday pick-ups will be held on Saturday the 26th at the farm.  We hope that you have a fun and … Continue reading

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Renew Your CSA Membership Today!

Farmer Travis and his excellent team have been working very hard this season to grow you the very best produce from our farm!  Renew your membership today to be able to enjoy next season’s harvest at a discount!  If you … Continue reading

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Pay A CSA, Not A Witch!

Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your radishes! It’s a little known fact that in the story of Rapunzel as told by the Brothers Grimm, Rapunzel’s mother’s craving for radishes is responsible for the long-locked blond’s imprisonment in a witch’s tower!  Rapunzel’s … Continue reading

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Paint The Town Purple!

Sweetwater paints the farm in Graffiti! … … Cauliflower, that is!  Spring vegetables are almost in full bloom here at the farm as our practiced farmers prepare to painstakingly pick pretty, purple produce for you to prepare!  But, Graffiti isn’t the … Continue reading

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Hello and Goodbye

Sweetwater’s Celery Queen Caroline Garber!  You know her and you love her…she may have even taught your kids about the importance of farming and eating vegetables!  This month, Caroline will be educating thousands of children as the Florida Department of … Continue reading

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Sweetwater Plants Eyes!

Cut the eye, chuck it, and cover it up…It’s potato planting time! First, we get our seed potatoes,yes they are different from the potatoes on your plate, from Wood Prairie Farm.  Then we chop up each potato into 1.5 ounce … Continue reading

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Certified Organic Who?

Meet Farm Apprentice Jess: Hey what’s up? I’m Jess. Long story, short. Graduated high school up in CT and went straight to college. Got my bachelors in Exercise Science and realized that I wasn’t feeling it anymore. Took two years … Continue reading

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The Cover Up

Tuesday, the Sunday of the week at Sweetwater, the farmers and the Associate Director, Yvette, got called in to quickly cover up some veggies.  Even though we didn’t have a “hard freeze” some crops are not tolerant of colder temperatures … Continue reading

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Do you know her?

Who’s Your Farmer? Farmer Jenise Greetings Farmily! I am so excited to be here at Sweetwater. It is my pleasure to serve such a wonderful community of people nestled smack dab in the middle of Town N Country. I have … Continue reading

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