Yearly Archives: 2011

Planting up a fall season

Here we are right in the middle of the dog days of the hottest summer on record!…can you believe that? The only difference from last summer is the rains…we have had enough rain to help prevent the field from burning […more…]

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A real working FAMILY farm

It takes all family members that live here on the farm to do their share of work here on the family farm. Sometimes that in itself can be a challenge. Take my 9 year old son Lucca…he doesn’t enjoy chores […more…]

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Turning up the heat

Smokin’ Hot field temps   So it looks like we are heading into August still riding this extreme heatwave that has had a grip on much of the country the past few weeks. Yesterday I pulled Mark out into the […more…]

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CSA & Market News Update

Due to the extreme heat advisory for today and for Saturday we will be opening the farm at 9:30am and closing at 1pm. Mark and I will need to finish harvesting this evening and into the early morning. We will […more…]

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CSA Update Important

Shareholders, We are still planning on having a full pickup this Saturday at the farm. But I wanted to give you a heads up on checking your email Friday just in case we will need to split the shareholders into […more…]

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The Art Of Pickling

  Pickled Snap Beans I know…I know Doctor Phil would have a field day in my head…So lets just go with for a little bit anyway:)  Hi my name is Peggy and I am addicted to pickling. Acknowledgment is the […more…]

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Make way for the Queen!

We have all heard the that Corn is king here in America if that is so then I think Tomatoes should be crown Queen! She is by far the queen of this farm during this hot summer season. Nothing and […more…]

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What's that in my CSA basket?

Patty Pan squash or flying Saucer squash as some folks call them. They do look a bit strange but don’t let that deter you from experimenting with cooking these wonderful gems. They are squash and with the summer temps on […more…]

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Chef's Market & Talk Of The Town

Jim Hagy at the wonderful Chef’s Market & Take away called me a few weeks ago about having channel 5’s mid-day show Talk of the Town come out to the farm to show case what a Chef’s Market’s harvest dinner […more…]

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Keeping it between the rows

I was visiting with a family that came to farm last Saturday showing them around the farm and talking my favorite subject gardening. It was sprinkling rain but temperatures were nice a cool making for a rather perfect day. Their […more…]

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