Category Archives: Farm Updates

CBD: Three Letters That Swept the Nation

CBD: Three Letters That Swept the Nation When Frogsong Farm broke ground in 2016, the Coston-Adams family had only an inkling of how popular CBD was about to become. At the time, hemp could only legally be grown in a few states under industrial hemp pilot research programs (a provision made in the 2014 Farm […]

May Newsletter

April Showers Brought May Flowers The promise of summer can be seen all over the farm. The fields are prepped and fertilized. The marionberries and blueberries are loaded with blossoms and buzzing bees. The days are stretching into sunny evenings on the back porch. Can you feel it too? Field Notes The 2019 growing season […]

April Newsletter

Warm Greetings! Growing season is rapidly approaching here at Frogsong Farm. Before we turn our attention to tending our hemp seedlings and transplanting them into the field, we’re busy shipping CBD around the country, working farmers markets, and developing new products (details coming soon).  FIELD NOTES Over the course of several weeks, we transferred around […]

March Newsletter

Approaching Longer Days Can you feel it? The past few weeks have brought with them a surge of spring energy. Here in Portland, the streets are adorned with Camelia, Magnolia, Daphne, and Daffodils bursting forth with a vibrant rainbow of blooms. On March 20th we celebrated the Vernal Equinox, which means that the day and […]

Soil Matters

By Brett Adams (above), Reid Adams, David Adams, & Becca Recker From Dust to Dust Each and every one of us has a truly fundamental relationship with soil, even those of us who can’t remember the last time our hands were dirty. Soil affects us every day, at least three times a day; every piece […]

January Newsletter

2019: So far, So Good. January is a time of relative calm for folks who work the land, and hemp farming is no exception. Holidays have passed and normal routines have resumed at Frogsong Farm. The benefit of loving what you do is that even slower seasons are replete with anticipation and gratitude. We are […]

December Newsletter

Warm Greetings, Friends Near and Far! The Turkey has been eaten, the Christmas trees are tinseled, and so another year comes to a close. What was this year made of for you? Perhaps it was full of high notes: laughter and travel and ease. What about frustrations, course-corrections, difficulty or loss? We’ve felt some of […]

November: Switching Gears

  Warm Greetings! The grocery stores here in Portland are speckled with folks wearing colorful puffy coats as they drift through the aisles. Knit hats are coming back in vogue. We’ve felt our first cold snap. Any day now, we’ll be rummaging for last year’s gloves and scraping frost from the windshields. On the farm, we’ve put the fields to bed for […]

October Harvest & News!

Greetings Did you know October is our birthday month? This month we’re celebrating two years in business. It’s been our pleasure to be your hemp farmers and supply you with consistent, high quality CBD products. Here in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, we are embracing the first flush of cooler weather. Wet, cloudy days and earlier sunsets mean […]

August Growing Update

Last week we had a chance to sit down with Brett Adams, our lead grower and resident soil buff, to hear an update on how this year’s grow is progressing. Brett, his twin brother Reid, and his father Chuck, are out in the fields every day tending to the hemp plants and making sure they […]