Category Archives: Zucchini

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 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 6, 2016

Our newsletter from July 14: Dear CSA members, Even though the storms that passed through the area yesterday managed NOT to bring us any rain, it sure is nice to have the humidity a little lower this morning! Overall, things … 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 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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Late Summer Recipes

Every year it happens. One night in late August or early September, I wake up shivering under my summer sheet, the night wind flowing through my open window suddenly changed from refreshingly cool to downright cold. In this season, my … Continue reading

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Shares This Week

The sun is bright, the breeze cool, the cicadas loud outside my window. Late summer. The harvest is ramping up as the season winds down. Each week it takes us a little longer to complete our CSA harvests. This week’s … 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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