Category Archives: Cucumber

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 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 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 9, 2013

Dear CSA members, Brrr, what a weather change we’ve had! We harvested and cleaned beets Sunday morning in a light rain and came in as chilled as if it were October. Despite this, the tomatoes are beginning to ripen their … 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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Full O’ Beans (The Harvest This Week)

What was your least favorite vegetable as a kid? Did you have one you really, really hated? Mine was beans. Lima beans, kidney beans, black beans, garbanzo beans, snap beans—I hated them all. That my parents made me help plant, … Continue reading

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This Week in Veggies (and some ideas for what you might do with them)

I love to eat, particularly in this season of abundance. There’s nothing more satisfying after a hard day’s work than sitting down and replentishing body and soul with a delicious meal. As I dig in, I often think about each ingredient that I’m eating … Continue reading

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