September 16th, 2019

news from the farm… hello friends. happy full harvest moon! i hope that you’re enjoying the shift in weather and veggies. the farm share is still in full swing and will continue through the last week of October. (woo-hoo!) if you’d like to extend your season, we will be offering a bulk fall vegetable share…

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September 9th, 2019

news from the farm… hello friends. i hope that you all got to spend some time outside over the last several days. it has been so very beautiful. thank you to everyone who sent messages of care and love to Annie. this time of year is exciting with the shift in weather and vegetables, transitions…

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September 2nd, 2019

news from the farm… WE ARE OPEN AS USUAL TODAY, LABOR DAY!! happy september friends. i hope this email finds you well on this beautiful day. we started our sweet potato harvest last week! they’ll cure for a couple of weeks so that their starches convert into sugars, and then you’ll see them in the…

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August 26th, 2019

news from the farm… hello friends! these last couple of nights have been the first nearly-chilly ones here in Hadley, and there is just the faintest scent of that cooling on the morning breeze. those first breaths of cool always come as a relief, knowing that while we still get to harvest the good fruits…

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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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