Gorgeous Bounty…for Mkts & Orders 9/14


It’s a gorgeous time of year in a gorgeous line of work. 095

This is a picture of this week’s Farm Share through our CSA. Sign up now for your Fall weekly share on our website. It all comes from these fields, where we tend the soil and the plants.


New this week is some Frisee – the light gren heads above. We’re also field-blanching another variety of Frisee. See the little haystack looking things?120

You say Pac Choi, I say Bok Choi…our research shows these being different words for the same thing. Whatever you call it, get some, check out our recipe page, and eat it up. Here it is in the ground:


Okra picking continues, while baby plants grow in the foreground.


The beloved Kohlrabi will be ready soon –


See you at market!

This week’s harvest includes:

Our Farm Share Bag (consisting of the items in the Farm Share this week, in one easy to order option), Arugula, Basil, Chard, Cilantro, Collards, Eggplant, Frisee, Garlic, Green Beans, Hearty Mix, Kale (three types), Lettuce (red and green), Okra, Pac Choi, Peppers (Sweet Banana, Bell, Padrone, Hungarian Wax, Anaheim, & Jalapeno), Onions (white), Radishes (two types), Salad Mix, Sesame Leaf …Eggs, and Naturally Leavened, Hearth Baked Bread.

Market Share CSA Members: Choose your selection through our Online StoreEveryone else: Everything on our tables at the farmers’ markets are available for you to purchase and enjoy. Please do!

We will be at to the South of the James market  and Brandermill Green Market this weekend and every weekend this season until they close. Market Share CSA members may place an order for pick up at the farm, SOJ or BGM market, or simply show up at our booth to spend your credit

 Enjoy ~



**CSA Potluck Save the date: Saturday, Sept 28, 5:30. Bring a dish to share and we’ll eat together surrounded by beds of vegetables. RSVP to Evite.

** Public Farm Tour: Saturday, Sept 28, 4:00. Enjoy a walk around our farm with us as we describe our methods and why it’s important to grow diverse, organic vegetables on a small scale. No Fee, Family Friendly. Please – no pets.

Sign up for our Fall Farm Share CSA shares is now open on our website. This is where you get a predetermined share of veggies from us each week, picked up on Wednesdays in October and November. Pick up is located on our farm, in Church Hill, and at any host home if there are at least 10 shares picking up there. (Market Share Sign Up is also open, good for purchasing from us through the end of 2013.) Email us if you have interested neighbors and wish to be a host home!127

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