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"FRESH" Screening-A Wonderful Success!!

Thanks to all who attended the FRESH screening at the South Hero Congregational Church on Tuesday evening. More than $1200 was raised for “Food for Thought”, the summer program providing wholesome food to more than 125 Grand Isle County children, stemming hunger issues right here in our community! We also deeply appreciated the warm, thankful […]

Journal Post for the week of August 23, 2010

SO WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE FARM THIS WEEK?********************** FRESH – THE MOVIE – COMING SOON TO SOUTH HERO *******THIS TUESDAY, AUGUST 24 AT 6PMCOURTESY OF BLUE HERON FARM AND FOOD FOR THOUGHTCome see a public screening of Fresh – a film about the farmers, thinkers, and business people re-inventing our food system in America! As […]

Journal Post for the week of August 17, 2010

VOLUME V, JOURNAL XAUGUST 16, 2010BLUE HERON FARM JOURNALSO WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE FARM THIS WEEK? Hi folks, welcome back! Interns Joe, Emily, and Sophie here–Adam is in the field, Christine and Sadie are delivering produce, and Eric is on his way back from Putney, where he’s picking up the 120+ skeins of gorgeous Green […]

Late blight in Lamiolle County, VT

We got this email today from Vern Grubinger from UVM Extension – Things look okay here so far. We are taking as many precautions as possible…Feel free to pass info to other gardeners/farmers… The UVM Plant Diagnostic Clinic has confirmed late blight on tomato from a home garden in Lamoille County. The disease has also […]

Journal Post for the week of August 2, 2010

VOLUME V, JOURNALVIII AUGUST 2, 2010BLUE HERON FARM JOURNALSO WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE FARM THIS WEEK? This weather has been wonderful. Everything is growing and growing strong. We are truly blessed with the help and eagerness of our apprentices and working members, the weather that is making everything thrive and family and friends who have […]

Journal Post for the week of July 26, 2010

SO WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE FARM THIS WEEK? This week we had some wild weather, a wonderful visit from “Auntie Shelly” who spent loads of time with Sadie, and a great wool opportunity. On Wednesday when severe weather moved through, we received almost three inches of rain in under an hour- all when we should […]

Late blight in Massachusetts

Dear Blue Heron Farm CSA members, We wanted to forward this information to all of you – not to scare – but to have you well informed too – most of you have your own gardens or have neighbors who have gardens. Late blight occurred on this farm last year. We acted quickly and saved […]

Journal Post for the week of July 19, 2010

VOLUME V, JOURNALVIJULY 19, 2010BLUE HERON FARM JOURNAL SO WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE FARM THIS WEEK?We are enjoying the rain that is falling this Monday morning – the farm really needed some rain. We have been irrigating but there is something to be said for irrigation that occurs from above – all over the farm […]

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