October 30th, 2017: News from the Farm

Hello friends, This week we will share the last harvest of the season with you, and with it we offer you a big serving of gratitude. Thank you for helping to make our farm, and our vision for it, keep evolving and growing; we are grateful to continue this work with all of you at…

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October 23rd, 2017: News from the Farm

Dear Share Members, It’s time! As we enter the last two weeks of the share season for 2017, this week also marks the first week that you can sign up for your 2018 share! For us here at the farm, while things certainly do wind down this time of year in some ways, in many…

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October 16th, 2017: News from the Farm

Dear Share Members, AUTUMN GRASSES by Margaret Gibson In fields of bush clover and hay-scent grass the autumn moon takes refuge The cricket’s song is gold Zeshin’s loneliness taught him this Who is coming? What will come to pass, and pass? Neither bruise nor sweetness nor cool air not-knowing knows the way And the moon?…

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October 9, 2017: News From the Farm

Dear Share Members, PRAISE THE RAIN BY JOY HARJO Praise the rain; the seagull dive The curl of plant, the raven talk— Praise the hurt, the house slack The stand of trees, the dignity— Praise the dark, the moon cradle The sky fall, the bear sleep— Praise the mist, the warrior name The earth eclipse,…

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October 2, 2017: News from the Farm

Dear Share Members,  Te Deum Not because of victories I sing, having none, but for the common sunshine, the breeze, the largess of the spring. Not for victory but for the day’s work done as well as I was able; not for a seat upon the dais but at the common table. –Charles Reznicoff In…

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September 25th, 2017: News from the Farm

Dear Share Members,  The Beautiful Changes  One wading a Fall meadow finds on all sides The Queen Anne’s Lace lying like lilies On water; it glides So from the walker, it turns Dry grass to a lake, as the slightest shade of you Valleys my mind in fabulous blue Lucernes. The beautiful changes as a…

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September 18th, 2017: News from the Farm

Dear friends,  In the share this week… Mixed salad greens Head lettuce Garlic Unlimited spaghetti squash Cooking greens–kale, Swiss chard, collards NBO Bag mix-and-match: Beets Onions Radishes Carrots Green peppers Spaghetti squash Hot peppers Eggplant Leeks Cabbage Broccoli Kohlrabi In the you-pick: Herbs* Flowers Green beans Cherry tomatoes Edamame *Now is a great time of…

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September 11th, 2017: News from the Farm

Dear Friends, It’s September! The leaves are turning color, cooler mornings, shorter days. Summer is winding down! With September comes also, of course, the thought of cooler-weather produce: roots, leeks, garlic, mixed salad greens, cabbage, winter squashes, and sweet potatoes. We began harvesting our sweet potatoes last week, so they should make an appearance in the share-room in another…

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September 4th, 2017: News from the Farm

Dear Friends, What We Need is Here Geese appear high over us, pass, and the sky closes. Abandon, as in love or sleep, holds them to their way, clear in the ancient faith: what we need is here. And we pray, not for new earth or heaven, but to be quiet in heart, and in…

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August 20th, 2017: News from the Farm

Dear Share Members, In the share this week… Head lettuce or leaf lettuce Cooking greens–Kale, Swiss Chard, and Collards! Garlic! Tomatoes NBO Bag mix-and-match: Beets Scallions Onions Summer squash Zucchini Carrots Green peppers Red and Yellow sweet peppers Mixed hot peppers Eggplant Leeks! Grateful to share our harvests with you, Ray, Tory, MJ, Rosendo, Edvin,…

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