Author Archives: Katie

Winter update

Hello, friends! Since we ended our CSA in October this year, it’s been awhile now since we’ve sent an update out into the world. It’s been a full fall. After the CSA ended, we spent most of our time making … Continue reading

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Winter Holiday Harvest 2018

Happy December, everyone! We hope everyone is enjoying preparing for the upcoming holiday gatherings and celebrations. As part of our seasonal work, we’ll be hosting our usual Winter Holiday Harvest next week. This is an opportunity for you to order … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2018

Happy fall, everyone! Thanksgiving is coming early this year — next week! We’ll be hosting our usual Thanksgiving Holiday Harvest next week as well. Here’s how it works: You read the list below and decide what you want and how … Continue reading

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Farmers’ dozen

Here we are, friends — the 40th and final CSA pick-up of 2018. The completion of what I’ve been calling our “farmers’ dozen” year, hearkening to the “baker’s dozen” (although 40 weeks of local vegetables seems like a bigger addition … Continue reading

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Fall sights around the farm

Have you noticed? It’s fall now. More than just fall — it’s October, which brings with it all its own unique sights and glories. Brilliant foliage. Spooky decorations. Fall harvests. The wrapping up of another CSA season. Yes! Next week … Continue reading

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Fall weather is the best

What a beautiful fall afternoon for harvesting! It’s days like this that drew us to our work to begin with — Casey ends up working outside in all kinds of weather throughout the year. You name it; he’s worked in … Continue reading

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Planning for next year

Fall arrived last week and with it thoughts here on the farm about 2019. We are always working a few seasons ahead out here. For example, we sow leek seeds into flats into March that we plant in May to … Continue reading

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Harvesting plums

Do you remember the first food you ever harvested for yourself? Growing up in a suburban environment, my first memory of harvesting comes in young adulthood. I may have snacked on a wild blackberry before that, but the first time … Continue reading

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Adapting our skills

Fall on the farm is a classically busy time — time for getting the final plantings of greens in the ground, for beginning to harvest storage crops like apples and winter squash, and for sowing winter’s cover crops. This year, … Continue reading

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Summer’s gold

We still have a few weeks before the fall equinox brings the official start of the next season, but this week after Labor Day marks such a profound shift in everyone’s routine as school starts up again — it feels … Continue reading

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