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Guest Blogger Lilly Baumann: “Understanding our Food’s Story: Tomatoes”

Lilly Baumann is one of fourteen First Year students from Kalamazoo College to visit our farm last Fall as a part of a service-learning project sponsored by the Mary Jane Underwood Stryker Center for Civic Engagement. After helping us select … Continue reading

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Organic Intensive, Jan. 6: Diverse Grains for Farms and Homesteads

In his role on the Michigan Organic Food and Farm Alliance board, John has been working to coordinate a day-long workshop on growing grains in Michigan. Serious gardeners and homesteaders, as well as farmers interested in developing markets for small … Continue reading

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Sabbatical Season

Six days of work are spent To make a Sunday quiet That Sabbath may return.  –Wendell Berry, from A Timbered Choir: The Sabbath Poems 1979-1997   But in the seventh year shall be a sabbath of rest unto the land, … Continue reading

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CSA Newsletter: Week 13, 2016

More than a few days late, but here’s our newsletter from September 8: Dear CSA members, Here it is, your final weekly share of the season! Thanks for giving us the opportunity to grow food for you again this season. … Continue reading

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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 11, 2016

Our newsletter from August 25: Dear CSA members, Ah, some cooler weather at last! That certainly has made this harvest morning more pleasant, despite the humidity. As I was cutting parsley for you this morning, I had to pick around … 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 2, 2016

Our newsletter from June 16: Dear CSA members, Well, we didn’t get blown away last night! I think the worst of the storm went to the north and south of us, so we had a good lightning show and a … Continue reading

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A Poem for Planting Season

Seed Little flame of my life, we have traveled through winter with our hearts intact. Now we soften with the soil to the spring rains. Little secret given away by the ground, I will tell you my secret:  I want … Continue reading

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Harvest Party & Potluck

Join us as we celebrate and give thanks for another year of hard work and good eating! When:  October 17, 1pm until dark Where:  1141 124th Avenue, Shelbyville, MI What:  Potluck, hayrides, cider pressing, garden gleanings, good food and friendship Bring … Continue reading

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