Category Archives: Education & Events

Guest Blogger Lilly Baumann: “Understanding our Food’s Story: Tomatoes”

Lilly Baumann is one of fourteen First Year students from Kalamazoo College to visit our farm last Fall as a part of a service-learning project sponsored by the Mary Jane Underwood Stryker Center for Civic Engagement. After helping us select … Continue reading

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Guest Bloggers from “Cultivating Community”: How to Cultivate Rice Without Flooding Your Garden

Sitting in my living room this evening, muscles unwinding after an afternoon of pruning apple trees, I’m bathed in a soft glow from the grow lights on the porch. It makes me a little giddy to look at the freshly … Continue reading

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Guest Bloggers: “Cultivating Community” Cultivates Seeds

Each spring, as the ground softens under warming sunlight, I feel a corresponding stirring within myself; a steadying, a preparing. The winter season of dreaming and planning draws to an end and we ready ourselves for action. How will our … Continue reading

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Third Annual Joyous Harvest Potluck Party!

Join us as we celebrate and give thanks for another year of hard work and good eating!  When:  October 26, 3pm-midnight Where:  1141 124th Avenue, Shelbyville, MI What:  Potluck on the farm Drop by anytime after 3pm to meet your farmers, … Continue reading

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CSA Newsletter: Week 5, 2013

Dear CSA members, I began last week’s newsletter with the comment that summer had arrived, but this Monday morning it feels like it’s gone away again! Diane and I had to put on our long sleeves when we went out … Continue reading

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CSA Newsletter: Week 1, 2013

Some of our members have suggested that we put our weekly newsletters and recipes online. I think this is a great idea, so I’m going to post the newsletters from the past six weeks and categorize them by vegetable so … Continue reading

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Strawberry Planting Party & Potluck

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Second Annual Joyous Harvest Potluck Party!

We’ve had another year of good work and happy eating at Harvest of Joy Farm, LLC. Help us celebrate the season at our second annual potluck party. When:  October 27, 3pm-midnight (or whenever) Where:  1141 124th Avenue, Shelbyville, MI. (If it rains, … Continue reading

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