Spring is now officially here. The forecast doesn’t predict more really cold days or freezing nights. (BUT we still aren’t going to plant tomatoes early!) And around here life is dominated by three things: 1) Bed Prep 2) Starting Seeds (in the greenhouse…then hardening them off) 3) Transplanting the babies into the ground. Eat. Sleep.… Continue reading The Abundance Ahead…plus mkt 3.25.2017
Because, simply, this is the best tasting food. [above photo credit: Sara Clark] Why does it taste better? For lots of reasons… Varieties chosen, our soil management, the freshness, the love we infuse… We know you go out of your way to get our vegetables and bread. It’s unlikely that getting our goods can ever… Continue reading Why Go Out of Your Way?…plus mkt 3.18.2017
A friend (thanks, Katie!) recently brought our attention to this story on NPR: What’s the Environmental Footprint of a Loaf of Bread? Now We Know. From the article: “What is new about the study, says Goucher, is that it breaks down the emissions at every step, so we can figure out which steps to focus… Continue reading The Footprint of Bread…plus mkt 3.11.2017
Photographs today by a 9 year old child or Janet. The above photo shows that our orchard is beautiful and our bees are active, but we do not have the photography smarts to get the bee in focus. A wise market manager just said to us: “Enjoying the weather! Concerned for the climate.” Ditto. This… Continue reading We love Vegetables, Bread, & CSA…plus mkt 3.4.2017
Signing up for a CSA in North America is most popular this week – the last week of February. It makes sense. On farms around the country it’s starting to look like this: And our fabulous CSA members are hungry for super delicious, nutritious food. We have heard from so many sweet members this winter… Continue reading CSA Sign Up Week!
Salad. It’s February and it was hot and we all just want a salad. Kale. Because it’s February and it’s cold again we all just want a hot bowl of soup with kale. Bread. Because it’s February and we’re eating soup, and bread is what we need to sop up the broth. CSA. Because it’s… Continue reading Salad & Sunshine…& mkt 2.18.2017
Happy February! To us, this means an important step closer to Spring and the seasons of abundance here. Despite the frequently warm temperatures this winter, it has also been a winter of record-setting low temperatures. And even when warm, winter days are marked by less sunlight. Plants simply can’t grow as well. So we look… Continue reading Ready for 2017 CSA!…and mkt 2.11.2017