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Pahl Farms: Six Generations Strong

Gary (1)

(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. […]

Pie Pumpkins

Pie Pumpkin

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 […]

Tractor Lights

Corn Picker

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 […]

Corn King

Corn King

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 […]

Come Hell or High Water

Sweet Corn Field

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 […]

New Start

Pahls 7th Generation

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 […]

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