Volume XI, JOURNAL 5,6 & 7 So what’s happening on the farm this week? Week 7: It’s been busy here. This rain has helped a lot. Today’s and last week’s share are quite voluptuous – the firsts of things coming in and things going out. It was a bit of a treasure hunt for everything. […]
Week 4 2016
Week 4: So Today is not Monday but Tuesday. Which makes tomorrow Wednesday and yesterday Monday Sunday. July 4th landing on Monday happened 4 or 5 years ago. It is the one summer holiday that we move CSA for. And it slightly messes with our rhythm here. It was like having two Sundays this week. […]
Week 3 2016: Hi everyone! and the girls are back!
So what’s happening on the farm this week? Week 3: Hi everyone! and the girls are back! they got back late Saturday night We look forward to farming with you this season. Peace, your farmers, Christine, Adam, Sadie, Delia, Ashlyn and Mary Kelsey What’s in the share this week: This list is what is in […]
Week 2 2016: Happy Summer Solstice and Strawberry Moon
Hi everyone! Happy Summer Solstice and Strawberry Moon 🙂 And just in time for the solstice, we have our first major crop of the season – sugar snap peas! Veggies are growing. We are catching up and watering every chance we have. We hope that the rain that is now do Wednesday comes. Rain does such […]
Week 1 2016: So what's happening on the farm this week?
Hi everyone! We are so glad that you are on this journey with us this growing season. This is our 11th year of running a CSA and we are always excited for the new CSA year to begin. It is great to share the ups and downs with farming with a group of folks who […]
Forget Cyber Monday, when there is Reality Saturday!
Meet and chat up the hardworking farmers and crafters, who produce local goods for your table or gift giving.December 5th, 10 til 2 pm at the Congregational Church in South Hero, VT. Seasonal vegetables, meats, wine, cheese, pasta, sweets, wreaths, crafts and the Annual Gingerbread House Silent Auction, benefiting CIDER! We will be there with our certified […]
So what’s happening on the farm this week? Week 10
Week 10: August. It is the time when everything happens on a farm. Haying. Chicken processing. Tomatoes. Pickles. weeding. Fall planting. Wool processing. Visitors. I am really trying to be grateful – instead of complaining about how prickly the zukes and summer squash – I am reminding myself how much food these plants are providing […]
So what’s happening on the farm this week? Week 7
Week 7: Have you ever really looked at a Red Russian Kale plant growing in your garden or in a field? It’s magnificent – it’s leaves are dark-silvery green with purplish veins that lead to a purple crunchy juicy stem then lead to the purple stock which supports as many as 20 leaves at a […]
So what's happening on the farm this week? Week 6
Week 6:I took a quick peek at the pickling cucumbers this morning, while our Monday crew picked squashes and flowers, just to see how much longer for cucumbers. I figured they would be another week like the full size cukes. I push back a spiny leave and low and behold there was a cucumber. What?! […]
So what's happening on the farm this week? Week 4
Week 4: First, we’d like to say a big shout out to our Monday crew of volunteers! We finally have all the garlic, broccoli, red and green cabbage weeded and its growing like crazy. We picked the first of our zucchinis for you all today. CSA members will get them all this week and next […]