Category Archives: Farm Updates

A Mother’s Day Post that’s All about Emily – from Nate’s Point of View

Mother Earth. Mother Nature. Women have long been associated with the art and science behind the world of agriculture, and in the past few decades the number of women in America who are farm owners and operators has exploded. And yet, there’s still a strong perception of farmers as men. With Mother’s Day fast approaching, […]

Heart and Soul: The Fuel that Runs a Farm

What Is a farm? The answer seems simple enough—a place where food is grown. But talk to Nate Parks, co-owner of Silverthorn Farm, and he’ll give you a deeper perspective. “We’re a farm,” he says, “but what does that mean? It means we have greenhouse production, seedling production, field production, a crew, a processing facility […]

2018 Farm Positions Available – Field Crew Leader, Hoophouse Crew, Field Crew

Silverthorn Farm Inc. is hiring seasonal positions to do field planting, harvest and pack as well as hoophouse tomato management. Positions start in March-May and run through Thanksgiving. Part-time winter work is sometimes available. To apply please send us your resume, two work references, and answers to the questions at the end of this announcement. […]

Time is flying by this winter and already the 2018 season has begun.

As we wind down our winter vegetable distribution, we begin the planning, planting and work of the new year. I must admit it is one of the toughest times of the year for me. Sitting in an office with mountains of paperwork and endless spreadsheets is not my favorite activity, but it must be done. […]