Author Archives: Katie

The weight of waiting

I keep thinking of different metaphors for this unprecedented moment in the world. As I said last week, a good friend described this as “time outside of time,” which is a beautiful cosmic way to think of what really feels … Continue reading

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Starting amidst uncertainty

Friends. Here we are, at the beginning of our 15th season. We’ve made it through one and a half decades already, cultivating this soil, feeding our community. And yet, here we are facing a season with more bewildering unknowns than … Continue reading

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CSA update: staying safe in 2020

My oh my … friends, it has been so long since I updated our community in this format! I have mostly stuck to quick Instagram and Facebook posts, as our with break has been very full with beautiful in-person celebrations, … Continue reading

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Winter Holiday Harvest 2019

Winter is almost upon us! The nights are long; trees empty; skies gray; neighborhoods festive … which means it’s time for our winter Holiday Harvest! This is an opportunity for you to place a custom order. Use it to plan … Continue reading

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Looking to winter …

Here we are, at the end of another wonderful CSA year. We’ve once again walked through the seasons together, tasting everything from the tender spring Asian greens to sweet crunchy peas to bright corn on the cob to the tartness … Continue reading

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2020’s CSA!

This week marks our second-to-last CSA harvest of the 2019 season. Next week, November 21, will be our final pick-up! Which means that it’s definitely time to begin thinking about next year’s season … our fifteenth season growing food for … Continue reading

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Deeper into the season

Halloween has come and gone. We had a blast being downtown during the giant Halloween block party last week — what a joyous occasion (the dry weather helped!) And, now, we are deeper into autumn. This week has brought us … Continue reading

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In praise of chicories

While we are gearing up for plain old Halloween here in Yamhill County (see our note below about logistics!), in Seattle this week chefs, farmers, and eaters are celebrating “Chicory Week” — a week-long festival celebrating all things chicory. Their … Continue reading

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Almost Halloween …

It’s really been a beautiful fall. What fall isn’t, really? Some are sunnier. Some are rainier. Many bring both kinds of weather into our lives in doses that keep us on our toes and interested in what every day will … Continue reading

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Through poetry’s lens

The kids and I cuddle up to begin our school day today and opened with poetry, as we do most days. Right now we’re reading poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and today we read “The Rainy Day,” which says, “The … Continue reading

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