Category Archives: Pest Management

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 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 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 7, 2013

Dear CSA members, Welcome to Week 7! We’re a third of the way through the season and the produce you’re receiving will be changing during the next couple of weeks as leafy greens wither in the heat and plants such … Continue reading

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CSA Newsletter: Week 4, 2013

All of a sudden it’s summer! We’re making slow but steady progress on our planting—all of our tomato transplants are finally in and we’re working on getting winter squashes such as Sweet Dumpling, Delicata, and Butternut in the ground. I … Continue reading

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CSA Newsletter: Week 2, 2013

Dear CSA members, Good planting weather has arrived at last! We’ve been taking advantage of the sunshine and dry weather to tuck the seedlings that filled our hoophouse last weekend into the ground, working up until dusk and sometimes beyond. … Continue reading

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Let the 2012 Harvest Begin

I surveyed the harvest table with relief. Pink and red radishes, rinsed of the dirt they’d been pulled from minutes before, rested next to white-bulbed Hakurei turnips, their leafy tops still dewy-wet. Tubs of mixed salad greens, spinach, and red … Continue reading

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