August 19th, 2019

news from the farm… hello friends! thank you to everyone who came out last thursday to the Shared Harvest fundraiser dinner for Gardening the Community at the farm! it was a really good turnout, a beautiful summer evening, delicious food, and inspiring and humbling to hear about GTC’s work. if you were unable to attend…

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August 12th, 2019

news from the farm… friends! happy mid-august! just a quick note to wish you all a week of happiness, delicious food, and good company. more news from the farm in next week’s newsletter… your farmer, Ray in the share this week: in the share room: watermelon/cantaloupe mix & match: leeks!, cabbage, squash, beets, zucchini, scallions,…

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August 5th, 2019

news from the farm… hello friends. happy first week of August! we’re at the peak of our season here on the farm, with watermelons and cantaloupes in full tilt, sweet italia and escamillo peppers beginning to ripen, tomatoes fruiting more every day, and so much more. i hope you’re enjoying the fullness of summer bounty!…

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July 29th, 2019

news from the farm… hi friends! now that the heat wave broke and we got a good soaking rain last tuesday, the crops are thriving again, and we are feeling really grateful for all the abundance this season so far, especially after the trying season of deluge last year. our melons and tomatoes are beginning…

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July 22nd, 2019

news from the farm… hi friends! i hope you’re finding ways to stay cool in this scorching weather. we’re really grateful for the rain we got last wednesday, which we were in true need of. we have been doing a lot of irrigation to protect our crops from the extreme heat and three-week drought, and…

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July 15th, 2019

news from the farm… hello friends! i hope that this email finds you well rested and happy after a beautiful mid-July weekend. we started harvesting our garlic on Saturday! this is a momentous annual occasion on the farm both because it marks the entrance into our peak season and because it’s the first of several…

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July 8th, 2018

news from the farm… hi friends. summer has truly arrived now, with hot humid days and more to come, and tons of fruit on the vines. our cucumbers came in with a vengeance last week, and we spent long days with our hours mostly full of harvest in order to keep up with the abundance….

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July 1st, 2019

news from the farm… hi friends! we had our first super hot summer days last week, with temps in the mid-80’s and very humid, and this coming week looks to be another hot one. while the heat-loving crops (like tomatoes, melons, cucumbers, and peppers) are happy about the shift in season, the cool-loving spring crops…

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June 24th, 2019

news from the farm… hello friends, i hope that you all enjoyed the beautiful weekend we had after that week of rainy days. our crops are gratifyingly beautiful as well, bright and verdant and bursting with the promise of many happy mouths and full bellies. in addition to the abundant early summer greens and roots,…

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June 17th, 2019

news from the farm… hello friends! it is truly satisfying to walk through the fields and see our crops thriving. as you know, there is so much about farming that is out of our control. the weather, especially unpredictable here in our region (even more so now given our changing climate), has a major impact…

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