Category Archives: Basil

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 7, 2016

Our newsletter from July 28: Dear CSA members, We had a wonderful vacation full of rivers, waterfalls, pine trees, and some magnificent oaks. One of the hardest sacrifices for me in farming has been giving up so many summer camping … Continue reading

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CSA Newsletter: Week 13, 2013

Dear CSA members, It’s Monday morning and the weather is just peachy-keen. We’ve got a light cloud-cover, a soft warm breeze, and sunlight slipping through the cloud-cracks. I did not feel one smidge of envy for the commuter traffic heading … Continue reading

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CSA Newsletter: Week 11, 2013

Dear CSA members, I don’t know if it was the fertilizer we spread last week, the subsequent thunderstorm, the past several sunshiny afternoons or the combination of all three, but the plants in the lake garden seem to have perked … 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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CSA Newsletter: Week 8, 2013

Dear CSA members, I don’t know about you all, but we are feeling really grateful for the cooler temperatures this week! We had a beautiful inch of rain Sunday night which the plants loved after being cooked dry last week. … 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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