Week 17 Newsletter

In your box: --Arugula --Brussels sprouts --Celery --Decorative gourds --Napa Cabbage --Lettuce, “Crisp Mint” --Potatoes, “Kennebec” --Pie pumpkin Full shares: Spaghetti squash This week has been a muddy mess here on the farm, as we've tallied several days of rain and some impressive thunderstorms. Overall we've had just under five inches of rain, making this … Continue reading Week 17 Newsletter

Week 16 Newsletter

In your box: --Cherry tomatoes or ground cherries --Garlic, “Killarney Red” --Komatsuna --Lettuce, “Crisp Mint” --Onion --Potatoes, “Kennebec” --Sweet pepper --Winter squash, “Delicata” Full shares: Buttercup squash Every fall, our family marks the beauty of the autumn harvest with a hay wagon ride out to our field to bring in our crop of winter squash, … Continue reading Week 16 Newsletter

Week 15 Newsletter

In your box: --Beets --Broccoli --Cabbage --Celery --Kale, “Red Russian” --Parsley --Summer squash or cucumber --Tomatoes For the past few weeks we've been enjoying an incredible migration of Painted Lady butterflies. I'm not sure why the population has been so sizeable this year, but it seems to have something to do with perfect weather conditions … Continue reading Week 15 Newsletter

Week 14 Newsletter

In your box: --Bok Choy --Broccoli --Cucumber --Garlic, “Purple Glazer” --Lettuce --Potatoes, “Yukon Gold” --Summer squash --Red onion (also a storage onion to full shares) --Tomatoes Even though the temperatures still make it feel like summer, it's definitely beginning to look like fall in the gardens. Every time I harvest a bed of lettuce, dig … Continue reading Week 14 Newsletter

Week 12 Newsletter

In your box: --Beans --Cucumbers --Garlic, “Chesnook Red” --Ground cherries --Kohlrabi --Lettuce or Salad mix --Summer squash --Sweet pepper --Tat Soi --Tomatoes All winter long, I dream about the bounty of crops in the height of summer. I yearn for green beans. Cucumbers sound good even on a cold day. No pizza seems complete without … Continue reading Week 12 Newsletter

Week 10 Newsletter

In your box: --Beans --Basil --Carrots --Cucumbers --Garlic, “Krasnodar Red” --Head Lettuce, “New Red Fire” --Red Onion --Summer squash --Sweet pepper --Tomatoes So.... what exactly happened to summer? After a great first half of the summer growing season, we've somehow been transported to Seattle. It's usually a nice refreshing change to get a cool, cloudy … Continue reading Week 10 Newsletter

Week 6 Newsletter

In your box: --Beet greens --Broccoli --Cucumbers --Fennel --Head Lettuce, “Mantilia” --Napa Cabbage --Scallions --Summer squash This week we've been enjoying some much-needed rain and heat. We have had a couple stretches this growing season already with little or no rain, but once again some good thunderstorms bailed us out and helped to keep the … Continue reading Week 6 Newsletter