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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August 21st, 2017: News from the Farm

Dear friends, Many thanks to all of you who attended our annual celebration of our partnership with Gardening the Community (GTC) last Thursday. It was a very successful event – we heard inspiring stories and reflections from the leaders and youth at GTC, and money was raised to help sustain GTC’s vital work in our…

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August 14th, 2017: News from the Farm

Dear Share Members, Morning Glories Blue and dark blue rose and deepest rose white and pink they are everywhere in the diligent cornfield rising and swaying in their reliable finery in the little fling of their bodies their gear and tackle all caught up in the cornstalks. The reaper’s story is the story of endless…

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August 7th, 2017: News from the Farm

Dear Share Members, The farm is in high throttle right now– summer crops like peppers, zucchini, cucumbers, tomatoes, and melons are cranking, and many of the fall crops like onions, garlic, sweet potatoes, and fall root vegetables are looking great. The barn and greenhouse are full of curing garlic and will be joined by onions,…

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July 31st, 2017: News From the Farm

Dear Share Members, Ode To The Tomato The street filled with tomatoes, midday, summer, light is halved like a tomato, its juice runs through the streets. In December, unabated, the tomato invades the kitchen, it enters at lunchtime, takes its ease on countertops, among glasses, butter dishes, blue saltcellars. It sheds its own light, benign…

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July 24th, 2017: News From the Farm

Dear friends, We hope you enjoyed the sunshine this last weekend and all of the abundance that it brings along with it! It’s hard to believe that it’s almost the end of July and we are already bringing in the hot crops like eggplant and peppers. We harvested our garlic this last weekend and it…

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July 17th, 2017: News from the Farm

Dear Share-Members, The Summer Day Who made the world? Who made the swan, and the black bear? Who made the grasshopper? This grasshopper, I mean– the one who has flung herself out of the grass, the one who is eating sugar out of my hand, who is moving her jaws back and forth instead of…

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