~Loren & Kathy Kohler
Quantities in stock updated Wednesday-Saturday by noon.
The farm will close for the season at 4pm on Saturday, Oct. 15.
A big thank you to all our customers who have supported us this year! ~ Loren & Kathy
On the advice of several customers and the young man who delivers our firewood, we’ve broadened our selection of herbs. We chose a sundrenched area with accessible water in the southwest section of our front-row garden and Loren built nine raised beds.
Make way for the pollinators! As we seek to expand Silver Maple Farm it only seemed natural to add bees. It’s a well-known fact that hosting bee hives on your farm will increase your harvest. Even when we lived on a postage-stamped sized lot in town we raised mason...
“What should we do with Bed 5?” I said to Loren one evening in late October. “No matter how we amend the soil or what we plant, nothing grows there except the blueberries.” At Silver Maple Farm, our large fenced garden that fronts our property and borders the main...
Work slowed little here on the farm this winter. In early January, Loren and I pored through seed catalogs, decided what varieties we wanted to offer our customers, and plotted out over half an acre of garden beds. Bundles of seed packages began arriving in February, and soon after we planted hundreds of veggie starts in our greenhouse.
Rhubarb is one of those vegetables people have strong opinions about. Vegetable? That’s right, though a popular pie filling in 18th century Europe, rhubarb belongs to the polygonaceae species, commonly known as the buckwheat or knotweed family and is considered a vegetable.