Category Archives: Weekly CSA Newsletters

Endings & beginnings

Every season seems to bring in its own significant turnings, marked by both endings and new beginnings. This last week brought many endings to our little family, few of them relating directly to the natural world, but in sync with … Continue reading

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Envisioning the year …

At the beginning of 2020, I thought I had a sense of how the year would go — what growth would happen, how our family would spend our time, what the challenges might be … I “knew” that I was … Continue reading

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Scale matters

Earlier this week I did something that I haven’t had to do in many years. I closed our CSA to new members — not permanently, as we’re continuing to take names for a waiting list and may still let more … Continue reading

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Planting season is on!

This weekend brought a LOT of rain to the farm — big storms rolled in over and over again. On Saturday, we mostly did odd jobs around the farm and house, and it was actually rather lovely to watch the … Continue reading

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Saving or savoring?

I ran across the best quote in a book I was reading earlier: “I arise every morning torn between the desire to save the world and the desire to savor the world. It makes it hard to plan the day.” … Continue reading

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Another week passes …

Another week of quarantine life behind us. And, another week of spring farm work too. We weeded and sowed and even irrigated for the first time this year! We’ve also continued to stay home, although we are learning new ways … Continue reading

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Facing what is hard

It’s been a gorgeous and productive week here on the farm. Casey has worked up all the ground we’ll be planting for the spring and summer (outside of high tunnels) and we planted a first round of onions and some … Continue reading

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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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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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