Week 7 Newsletter

In your box: --Basil (green and purple) --Beans or broccoli --Cucumber --Kale, “Red Russian” --Lettuce, “Ocate” --Red onion --Scallions --Summer squash or eggplant --Tomato The farmers in our neighborhood aren't exactly a close-knit community with the traditional images of potlucks and barn-raisings. Everyone is very friendly, but everyone works so much all summer and tries … Continue reading Week 7 Newsletter

Week 6 Newsletter

In your box: --Beans --Broccoli or beets --Chard --Cucumber --Salad Mix --Scallions --Summer squash or eggplant or raspberries --Tomato It seems hard to believe, but this box completes the first third of our CSA season. We have lots of goodness still to come, of course. My personal favorite is the last third of the season, … Continue reading Week 6 Newsletter

Week 5 Newsletter

In your box: --Basil --Beans --Celery --Cucumber, summer squash, or eggplant --Head Lettuce: "Grandpa Admire" --Sweet onion In late July, I almost prefer to be uncomfortable. As much as I enjoy working in 60 and 70 degree weather with no humidity, the fruiting crops and most of the greens really need heat to boost their … Continue reading Week 5 Newsletter

Week 4 Newsletter

In your box: --Cucumber or summer squash --Garlic scapes --Head lettuce: "Grandpa Admire" --Kale: "Red Russian" --Kohlrabi --Radish --Salad mix --Sweet onion Last week all was well in the natural world of Fox and Fawn Farm. Crickets were chirping, frogs were croaking, and birds were landing on us. This week, Mother Nature has been none … Continue reading Week 4 Newsletter

Week 3 Newsletter

In your box: --Chinese Cabbage --Garlic Scapes --Sage --Salad mix --Scallions --Turnips As the public has shown increased interest in supporting area farmers and sourcing local foods, farmers have once again assumed a idyllic image and a sort of heroism in certain circles. When you think of a farmer, perhaps you picture a woman in … Continue reading Week 3 Newsletter