Author Archives: Chickadee Creek

Mid-Atlantic Grower Cover

A picture and brief description on the cover of the Mid-Atlantic Grower this month!

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Secretary of Agriculture Visit in the News

New Jersey’s Secretary of Agriculture paid a visit to the farm recently!  Read about it in the Trenton Times, here. Organic Hopewell farm impresses state Secretary of Agriculture HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP — Jessica Niederer, who attended Cornell University, didn’t always intend to carry … Continue reading

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Organic Farming Editorial

A follow up editorial to the Secretary of Agriculture’s visit.  The full text can be found through this link. Editorial: N.J. organic farming is showing encouraging signs of growth As New Jersey strawberries, arugula and summer squash come into season, … Continue reading

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Local Hero Award

Big News! We were voted the “Local Hero” award in the Farm/Farmer category by Edible Jersey readers! Check out the article below and read about other local heroes here. Jess Niederer once described a chickadee as fierce, persistent, social-minded and cheerful. To me, … Continue reading

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Chickadee Creek Farm Featured on Verizon Program

Check out a video about the farm here, as a part of Verizon’s ‘Push Pause’ Program!

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The Winter Harvest

Read about Farmer Jess on a true winter harvest day, in this Star Ledger article. In Season: Taking on turnips By Rachel Weston Let’s face it, turnips get short shrift compared to some of the other root vegetables. Leggy carrots … Continue reading

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Farmer Jess Weighs in on Blight

Chickadee Creek’s Farmer Jess is quoted in a recent Trenton Times article about the emergence of late blight on tomato crops in NJ! _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ … Continue reading

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Featured in the Princeton Eats blog

Winter Flavors Of Food By Kim Palumbo Central New Jersey is home to numerous grocery stores: large chain or local mom and pop, certified organic or not-so-much, we’ve got you covered.  With so many alternatives to choose from, health-conscious, budget-minded consumers … Continue reading

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Hot off the press:

Chickadee Creek and Farmer Jess in the Feb issue of US1 Farm Living Is The Life: Jess Niederer by Michele Alperin Throughout the United States, about 30 percent of farmers were women in 2007, a 19 percent increase in just … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for a great 2012

We are sincerely thankful for our members and customers who saw us through a great 2012 growing season. We will be at the Stangl Factory Farmers Market through December, and otherwise we’ll see you at the 2013 markets! CSA sign-ups … Continue reading

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