Category Archives: Farming Practices

CSA Newsletter: Week 12, 2016

Our newsletter from September 1: Dear CSA members, The first of September already! This is the time of year when I look back on the season and wish I had a time machine to transport me back to Spring so … Continue reading

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CSA Newsletter: Week 10, 2016

Our newsletter from August 18: Dear CSA members, The old adage “when it rains it pours” seemed just a bit too literal this past week. Of course we are grateful for the rain, but I was sloshing through puddles between … Continue reading

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CSA Newsletter: Week 9, 2016

Our newsletter from August 11: Dear CSA members, Summer just keeps on coming, doesn’t it? We’ve got our fingers crossed that the forecasted Friday rain materializes, since everything is dry, dry, dry again. Irrigation is a poor substitute for a … Continue reading

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CSA Newsletter: Week 8, 2016

Our newsletter from August 4: Dear CSA members, After three years of beekeeping, we finally have a honey harvest! Just a bit, because we want to make sure that the bees have enough to get them through the winter—that’s why … Continue reading

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CSA Newsletter: Week 5, 2016

Our newsletter from July 7: Dear CSA members, Summer came back with a vengeance this week, didn’t it? Too bad this hot weather hasn’t brought a nice thundershower along with it! We’ve been doing a lot of “hose wrangling” this … Continue reading

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CSA Newsletter: Week 1, 2016

Our CSA newsletter from June 9: Dear CSA members, Sorry about the blue paper—I ran out of white and haven’t had time to get to the store! I promise something a little easier on your eyes for Week 2. Yay, … Continue reading

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CSA Newsletter: Week 18, 2013

Dear CSA members, What wonderful weather we’ve had this past week! In between weeding, watering, and harvesting this year’s fall crops, we’ve taken advantage of the sunshine and warmth to work on our preparations for next year. We’ve tilled in … Continue reading

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CSA Newsletter: Week 14, 2013

Dear CSA members, September already! We’re two-thirds of the way through harvest season with our fingers crossed for a couple more months of good produce to come. Over the next month, the contents of your boxes will likely change again, … Continue reading

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CSA Newsletter: Week 12, 2013

Dear CSA members, Well, another chilly week, eh? I just glanced at the forecast this Monday morning and it predicts warmer days and nights to come. The tomato and pepper plants will be happy about that! We will too, though … Continue reading

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CSA Newsletter: Week 10, 2013

Dear CSA members, We had some lovely, if cool, workdays over the weekend, with warm patches of sunshine moving across the fields as clouds rearranged themselves in layered patterns across a pastel sky. The dew has been cold enough for … Continue reading

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