August 22nd, 2016 Newsletter

Dear friends, Feels like we are in this beginning transition into late summer of golden rod and clear light. We’ve seen some changing trees, maybe pushed faster by the stress of drought. Melons are done, but tomatoes and peppers are still going strong for a while. We’ve pulled all the storage onions and put them…

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August 15th, 2016 Newsletter

Dear friends, We had a small and sweet crowd at our potluck this weekend. It turned out to be a lovely night of righteous high spirited music by the Liberated Waffles, delicious food, and a relieving evening breeze from the impending thunderstorms (which held off until we all went home). Didn’t end up being very…

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August 8th, 2016 Newsletter

Dear friends, Here are some pieces of farm news we want to share with you this week… :: Celebrate Abundant August! Farm potluck, music, campfire! Next Saturday, August 13th 6pm to whenever we get tired. Music by the super fun Flame n’ Peach and the Liberated Waffles Bring friends, neighbors and a dish to share. Bring…

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August 1st, 2016 Newsletter

Rain! Trees and crops and frogs and farmers and everything is letting out a sigh of relief! Thanks for all your shared drought concern overheard in the share room. It is reassuring to witness everyones communal care and attention to the elements. Celebrate summertime with us! Saturday, August 13th, 6pm to whenever we get tired.  Farm potluck, music, revelry. Bring friends,…

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July 25th 2016 Newsletter

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 eye, clear….

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July 18th 2016 Newsletter

Dear friends, We hope you are enjoying this steamy summer weather and all the abundance that it brings along with it! Hard to believe its already mid-July and we are starting to bring in the hot crops like eggplant, and peppers. We harvested a beautiful crop of garlic this weekend and it is now curing in…

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July 11th 2016 Newsletter

This week full of broken hearted families. I learned about Philandro Castile from Ray on Thursday morning amidst our conversation about the carrots not germinating in the dry weather. Zoom in carrots, drought. Zoom out justice, love, killing, floods, drought. Since then I keep thinking about watching my love slip away from me in the way that Diamond…

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July 3rd, 2016 Newsletter

Hello everyone, Keep your thoughts on rain, the whole region really needs it. Things are dry and dusty and the precious Hadley top soil is blowing around town. We are extremely lucky to have water sources at some of our fields that we can connect to for irrigation. Other fields don’t have water, and though…

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June 27th, 2016 Newsletter

Hello friends, We got an email from a share member last week who proudly said that the only things left a week after her first share were a few cilantro sprigs and the top of one green garlic. Putting every bit to use! There is actually so much more food in a weekly share then sometimes…

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June 20th, 2016 Newsletter

Hello from the farm, It has been a good, though slightly nutty week over here. We’ve had one crew member out for a month recovering from hernia surgery. Then, last week, after a tire change gone awry on one of our largest tractors, Ray ended up with a torn ACL knee injury and is now…

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