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 […]

Journal Post for the week of July 12, 2010

SO WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE FARM THIS WEEK?We survived the heat and potty training. It has been quite busy on the farm this past week – regardless of the temperature – we still need to work in the fields and get things done. Adam and I are thankful to our very flexible interns and volunteers […]

More Kingbirds

These kinbirds are nesting right behond the farmstand. We are pretty lucky we have one pair right outside our window in the apple tree (previous post) and this one is up at the veggie farm. Another thanks to David for taking these great pictures:)

Who else likes BHF produce?

We harvest (pick veggies) about 3-4 times a week. There is always leaves from lettuce that we clean off, holey bok choi leaves, cabbage leaves that are a little yellow…we had been composting them but then our friend up the street got pigs and I thought…lets give the bucket of greens to them…and they love […]

Journal Entry June 21, 2010

SO WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE FARM THIS WEEK?Happy Summer Solstice! Lots of photosynthesis is happening for sure!! The produce is going “gangbusters” as they say, after some recent rains and all of this hot sunny weather. The peas are growing plump (we’ll definitely have them next week), the beans are growing fast, and the broccoli […]

Blue Heron Farm Volume V Journal I – 2010

SO WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE FARM THIS WEEK?Welcome back to our returning members and a big welcome to our new members! We are so excited and honored to be growing food for nearly families 50 families – including yours. We have been very busy this spring and early summer planting, weeding, irrigating (lots of drip […]

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