“The breaking news on the farm this week: our summer vegetable share is now sold out! Among this year’s CSA shareholders, we count many returning recent members, members from many years ago, friends of friends, and new members – and we’re excited to share the bounty of the season with all. A big thank you
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“This week, Mario, Leo, Julie, working shareholder Morgan and I harvested dandelions from the strawberry beds. The plants were vibrant green and enormous – abundant, mounded rosettes of slender toothed, notched leaves whose vigor and beauty spoke of the fertility and health of the soil. “They do well here” Julie noted as she set to
“The potatoes are in, as are the first transplants of the year – kale, planted in our West field on Tuesday and Thursday (this batch in the cold rain!). There is little perennial grass to contend with there, and planting is as simple as removing the mulch, rip the rows, apply a nutrient-filled transplant drench,
“Tomatoes and peppers have been started this week, with the help of honorary farmers McMillan, Eliza and Maggie. The field-planted spinach is up, the thin green blades of their seed leaves a vibrant green against the dark soil”. Read the rest of this week’s news from the farm.
“…our new layers arrived last week. We ordered 125 birds in all, a mix of Black Stars, Red Stars, Pearl White Leghorns and Whiting True Blues that will lay a lovely medley of brown, white and blue eggs starting in fall. They’re keeping warm in the brooder now and will move to pasture when their