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August 30, 2018

Finally some nice weather!  It’s starting to feel a bit like September out there, with a breeze and leaves turning yellow, and fog sitting in the hollows at dusk.  From the farm beds where we work we can hear the booming of the State Fair when things get loud, another...

August 26, 2018

And it just keeps raining….

Shelling peas this week, these are the kind that you have to pop out of the shell.  They are so delicious they are definitely worth the extra work.  My personal favorite farm snack….  The potatoes are Yukon Gold.  The peppers are green but I...

August 16, 2018

These past two weeks have certainly tested all of our rain gear and positive attitudes (or lack thereof).  While it is “normal” to have grey drippy Augusts, these daily deluges are far from the norm!  A friend of mine who farms a few miles away measured over 8 inches o...

August 12, 2018

‘Tis a week of ridiculous excess following 3 days of torrential downpour.

Your farmer is generally exhausted and overwhelmed but things continue to grow and grow.
We need heat for tomatoes!  But not for new potatoes….
If I could write a haiku about your share I would, b...

August 5, 2018

Lots and lots of goodies this week!
The zucchini finally showed up to challenge the cucumbers for most productive cucurbit, and the tomatoes started ripening.  The carrots will have to wait another week, due in part to my carrot anxiety disorder (CAD) – it is a joke am...

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September 10, 2018

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