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What we are Growing in 2019

What we are Growing in 2019

Check out our planting list at:  http://5thavefarm.com/what-we-grow/ The latest radicchio looks good. More From Garfield Park…

New Additional Grow Site – Crete Illinois

New Additional Grow Site – Crete Illinois

5th Ave. Farm has a new additional grow site in 2019. In addition to East Garfield Park we are now growing on 4 acres of virgin prairie in a small hidden valley in the old town of Crete in unincorporated Will County. By June we […]

Our First Outdoor Grow

Our First Outdoor Grow

So we decided to do a dry-run and get something planted once we had our outdoor bed built in early August 2018. Mostly to work-out our space and technical problems for the first time. Turns out we have an abundant crop of hakurei turnips, spinach and arugula.

 

 

We ended up growing late into the year, past Thanksgiving. Then it got cold….

 

still growing spinach outside Thanksgiving 2018
still growing spinach outside Thanksgiving 2018
frozen, snow covered spinach nov. 2018
frozen, snow covered spinach nov. 2018