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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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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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Missing In Action

Farm work by any standards is tough…hot and sweaty work. You really do have to love and have a passion for this way of life. My husband Mark who was born in inter-city Pittsburgh…yankee…city boy…never in his wildest dreams would […more…]

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What its like to be apart of the farm's CSA Program?

    A shareholder in the farm’s CSA program wrote a article about her personal experience in the CSA program.  For those of you that are thinking about join a farm’s CSA either here at Madison Creek Farms or a […more…]

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Market, CSA and Everything in between

Farm Open Saturday 9-2pm Last Saturday was the opening day for our on-farm market. How much fun it was to see all those familiar faces we haven’t seen all winter plus we got to meet so many new people that […more…]

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Red Mustards…new to the market

There are a few field trials going on this year here at the farm for a few new varieties in vegetables and flowers. One of these new vegetable trials we are growing is Garnet Red Mustard Greens from Johnny Seeds […more…]

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A Blackberry Winter

Here we are in May and what’s that I hear…my weather bug on my computer warning me of a frost tonight! And if there is to be frost I am sure as peaches we here in this valley in Sumner […more…]

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Fast Food to Slow Food

We are swinging into our spring season here on the farm and the crops are coming in. We held our Spring CSA gathering for our shareholders here on the farm this last weekend and their first pickup of the season […more…]

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Shareholders Gathering this Saturday!

After a rained out weekend last week we had to move our CSA gathering to this Saturday. Mark and I are excited to kick off our 2011 CSA season here on the farm.  I want to thank our shareholders for […more…]

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