Category Archives: Food Storage/Preservation

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 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 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 16, 2013

Dear CSA members, It feels like fall officially arrived with this past week’s weather change. Our summer vines (cucumber, tomato, squash) are beginning to die back and the fall greens (kale, chard, pac choi) are perking up in the cooler … 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 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 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 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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