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First Customized Farm Shares, plus Market for 12/8

This is how we feel about our broccoli greens right now….They are so good! As we approach the Winter Solstice, daylight hours continue to decrease. There are fewer and fewer vegetables remaining in our fields, and we are grateful for our hoophouses. This week saw our first ever Winter Farm Share and our first ever… Continue reading First Customized Farm Shares, plus Market for 12/8

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As Winter Sets In…We Eat Vegetables….plus Farm Shares & Mkt 11.30.18

It’s getting seriously cold (for central Virginia)! We are very grateful for covered vegetables so that our community can still eat very well. Our final Farm Shares of our main season get picked up this Saturday. THANK YOU to our amazing Farm Share members who make our farm possible. Our main season Farm Share starts… Continue reading As Winter Sets In…We Eat Vegetables….plus Farm Shares & Mkt 11.30.18

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Safe Salad, Farm Shares, and Markets this weekend 11.24 & 11.25

It was a scurry and hustle around here on Wednesday as we harvested everything we could that we thought would be damaged or destroyed by the 21 degree low forecasted for this morning. Everything, everything that we thought could be saved by row cover got the White Blanket Treatment. Every winter it’s an eerie thing… Continue reading Safe Salad, Farm Shares, and Markets this weekend 11.24 & 11.25

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Rain Newsletter….plus CSA & mkts 11.17.18

We call this weekly email the Farm Newsletter. But, in honor of the 2018 weather, we think we should rename it to the Rain Newsletter. Or maybe because of the allure of alliteration we should call it the Rain Report. We got a 25 degree freeze over the weekend but we’d covered everything that needed… Continue reading Rain Newsletter….plus CSA & mkts 11.17.18

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How It Grows, and New Farm Share Sign Up…plus CSA & mkt 11.3.2018

It finally feels like a “normal” fall where vegetables are growing happily. (Even though we’ve had some above-average temperatures of late.) We’re singing and talking sweetly to the plants to encourage them to keep growing nicely. (And we offer you apologies for this newsletter arriving a day late. The Virginia Farmers Market Association conference yesterday… Continue reading How It Grows, and New Farm Share Sign Up…plus CSA & mkt 11.3.2018

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After the Frost, Gearing up for 2019…plus CSA & mkts 10.27.2019

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our annual CSA Member Social last Sunday! It was sunny and crisp, the food and company were delightful, and the crafting tables were busy and beautiful. We really love meeting new CSA members, chatting with those of you who have been eating this food for years, and… Continue reading After the Frost, Gearing up for 2019…plus CSA & mkts 10.27.2019

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Herbal Inspiration Ties into New CSA…plus CSA & mkts for 10.20.2018

Well, the storm called Michael was not devastating here, and for that we are grateful. It was, however, disruptive and saturating. After months of general sogginess, getting an inch of rain per hour for about 6 hours was quite drenching. And thus, it did in some of our beds of spinach and salad. They aren’t… Continue reading Herbal Inspiration Ties into New CSA…plus CSA & mkts for 10.20.2018