We are now accepting applications for the 2020 season! We’re looking for a variety of talented employees that are highly motivated, have good people skills, are willing to learn and contribute to the overall success of Pahl’s.
(Pahl Farms 2020 CSA season enrollment begins January 2nd!) Dating back to the early 1900’s, Frank Pahl started Pahl Farms. His son, John, moved the operation down to the river bottoms in Bloomington after helping construct the Long Meadow Bridge (aka the old Cedar Bridge). Here they farmed potatoes, asparagus, sweet corn, peppers and more. […]
Nothing beats the flavor of a pie pumpkin, with its sweet taste and smooth texture. It provides the most vitamin A of all the common fruits and vegetables, and is also high in iron, potassium, and phosphorus. Save the seeds–they are an excellent snack, offer additional nutritional benefits and can be seasoned a variety of ways. Store […]
With the days getting shorter the lights are a necessity. The corn picker is still humming early in the morning and the sprayer lights run late into the evening. The sweet corn picker starts before dawn, the packing crew starts at 7 with all cylinders running. Transitioning into fall items this year just like every […]
It’s starting to feel a lot like fall. We have been fortunate to have such great weather this last month. Usually August will bring warm and humid temperatures but as of lately we had cool mornings and beautiful days. Rain and hot humid days can really put a damper on installing landscape jobs. We recently […]
Sweet corn demand is the best in several years. Why? Donald Trump and climate change. Now that I have your attention I will explain some of the things that have gone on that have kept sweet corn prices higher than the last 10 years. There has been a supply problem from April starting in Florida […]
Japanese beetles are small pests that carry a big threat. They do not discriminate on what types of plants to feed on, in fact, they are classified as a pest to hundreds of different plants.
We definitely have had our share of rain and cool temperatures this spring. As I drive around the countryside crop development is approximately two weeks behind. Everything in this area looks pretty good but as you get west of 35 there is nothing but potholes of water and the crops look like they are being […]
I want to introduce our loyal followers to the new edition of the Pahl Family. Charlotte Elizabeth Briones turned 4 weeks old yesterday as I write this. She is one of God’s miracles and blessings that make this world so special and precious. Her little hands and feet wiggle around as she constantly stretches for […]
content provided by Monrovia Nursery One of the symbols of summer, hydrangeas burst into bloom around July, making them a classic choice for foundations, flowering hedges, and billowy borders. But why stop there? Hydrangeas come in so many fantastic forms, seductive colors, and playful flower shapes that they’re one of the most useful plants with […]