Category Archives: From the Veggie Fields

The Farm was Saved

Sweetwater ReLaunch! !   Thank You to all of you, this is YOUR Local Organic Community Farm!   The farm would not be here   without you and all of your support!   We look forward to continuing to grow the community together, sharing this … Continue reading

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We Are So Thankful

At this time of year, as we reflect on the past year and the upcoming months, we are thankful for many wonderful things.  As organic farmers, we are thankful for the earth, the sun, the rain and the goodness of … Continue reading

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“What Do You DO in the Summer?”

As summer approaches, the harvesting season here at Sweetwater Organic Community Farm will soon come to an end. In preparation for this transition, a cover crop method is used to ensure that the soil is ready and healthy for the upcoming … Continue reading

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Farmer Lexi Asks “Why Vegan?”

Note: This is just one farmer’s opinion – we here at Sweetwater support your right to have your own opinion!          Hey everyone, Lexi here!  Just wanted to share with people interested in going vegan and people on the … Continue reading

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Chickens at the Farm?

They are always a topic of conversation with visitors at the farm, particularly because they are very attentive hosts: they welcome everyone who visits with a curious gaze and a walk around. But aside from the benefit of having fresh … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Out On Medicinal Mondays!

Are you following us on Instagram and Facebook? If not, you might have missed our series called Medicinal Plants Monday! Each Monday, we feature a different edible and/or medicinal plant that you can incorporate into your life. It’s like a … Continue reading

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The Step Between Harvest and Your Table? Wash and Preparation!

The whole process takes only a couple hours: we go to the fields, harvest and take the produce back to the farm for you to pick up. But in between, there is one critical step we can’t miss: wash and … Continue reading

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It’s a SNAP!

You probably already know that we accept SNAP EBT payments at our market, and maybe you know that SNAP users can double their money when they buy Florida-grown produce through a program called Fresh Access Bucks (FAB). But do you know … Continue reading

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Need a Bit of Help? Plant a Flower!

A flower might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you are looking for options to protect the end row of a vegetable garden, but maybe you should. There are many varieties of flowers that can act like a … Continue reading

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Worms Are An Organic Farmer’s Best Friends!

Most of us know the benefits of composting – it reduces yard and food waste as well as energy and fuel, it’s wonderful for your plants, giving them the nutrients that they need to thrive, and it could save you money! … Continue reading

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