Category - Farm Updates


General Farm & Crop Report!

Hello, First & Foremost I hope everyone had a great holiday weekend. Now to the farm. So far, so good. We have had a lot of rain. We have been dealing with the rain by seeding flats in the greenhouse and flaming our young crop of weeds that is starting to grow. We have not …


Progress Report!

So far we have all the cold crops planted as stated before and the irrigation is set up. We have not run it other then to test it and it worked great. Planting so far this year has gone without a hitch knock on wood. I credit that to taking the time to service and …


Good Morning From the Farm!

It is supposed to be another beautiful day compared to the last month so we will be outside all day today. We will be planting more brocolli, cauliflower, & others. We will also be seeding some grass today before the rain that is “Supposed” to come on Thursday. So far so good. Chris


Update On The Farm!!

We opened up for business on Sunday and that went great.  We are now open Tues-Sun. Closed Monday.  Right now you can buy local honey and our jams. PLEASE DO. It helps us when we have no produce to sell. Now to the good stuff. The weather, has cleared finally and we have been extremely …


Extreme Gardening – May 14, 2011

Don’t forget to sign-up for your CSA.  Our farm and produce shop will be open on May 1st.  In partnership with the community… ===========================================Cedar Rapids, IA – April 8, 2011 – A free community gardening exposition, “Extreme Garden Makeover,” will be held at Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation’s Ushers Ferry Historic Village, 5925 Seminole Valley …


Hellllloooooooo Everyone, From the Farmer!!!

What a crazy spring, someone needs to turn off the faucet. Nothing new though for Bass Farms since we were practically founded in the rain. We are still on time for delivery on this year’s C.S.A. which should start either the second or the third week of June. I am excited for the veggies as …


Shop Virtually for Gourmet Jams, Jellies, Food items

Our store is closed for the winter but you can still shop our Country Store for those holiday gift baskets and much more—fresh honey, jams, jellies, gourmet sauces and meat rubs, and other specialty food items.  We’d be pleased to create custom gift baskets for your gift list.   Provide your price range and we will …


Picking a Pumpkin

Bass Farms has stacks and stacks of pumpkins.  Come on out and tour our display fields and choose the pumpkin YOU want.  Open daily 10-7; Sunday 10-5; and closed Mondays. Schedule field trips, birthday parties at the farm, or any fun event.  Make us your destination — one stop – two shops. Picking just one …


One Stop – Two Shops

Groups that schedule a visit down the hill at Green Endeavors often schedule a companion visit to our Market.  If we are notified we are pleased to arrange for a tasting session: salsas, special jams and jellies — and of course, you will be able to pick out fresh fruits and vegetables.  We have an …


Potatoes – $1 a pound

This Month’s Special Potatoes are now available. Potatoes – Potatoes$1 a pound at Bass Farms — buy enough to store in your root cellar Our produce is grown without herbicides or  pesticides.   Send your favorite potato recipe to

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