Category Archives: Sweet Peppers

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 19, 2013

Dear CSA members, If the season began with difficult growing weather, it is sure making up for it with a lovely fall. We’re feeling really blessed by the continued overall warmth and lack of frost so far, despite the fact … Continue reading

Posted in Arugula, Beets, Cabbage, Chile peppers, Cilantro, CSA, Eggplant, Garlic & Garlic Scapes, Kale, Onion, Potatoes, Recipes, Spinach, Sweet Peppers, Swiss Chard, Tomato, Winter Squash | Leave a comment

CSA Newsletter: Week 17, 2013

Dear CSA members, Brrr! I’m writing this on Monday morning and the sun is just beginning to lift the chill from the air. The cloud-cover that moved in during the early morning hours may have saved us from our first … 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

Posted in CSA, Dill, Eggplant, Farming Practices, Food Storage/Preservation, Garlic & Garlic Scapes, Jalapeno Peppers, Onion, Pest Management, Recipes, Snap Beans, Sweet Peppers, Tomato, Zucchini | Leave a comment

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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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

Posted in Cilantro, Cucumber, Jalapeno Peppers, Recipes, Sweet Peppers, Tomato, Zucchini | 4 Comments