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The Green Machine…plus CSA & mkts 8.12.2017

They call it the Green Machine: {photo credit: Baker Creek Seeds} We call it delicious. It’s a cantaloupe that is green inside when ripe! It tastes much like a honeydew melon, but with the texture of cantaloupe. {Photo credit: Baker Creek Seeds} We don’t grow much fruit (that people think of as fruit….we love to… Continue reading The Green Machine…plus CSA & mkts 8.12.2017

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Melon Time!…plus CSA & mkt for 8.5.2017

Watermelons. Peppers. Salad greens. Flowers. Not pictured: Tomatoes. Happy August! Saturday’s/Monday’s Farm Share will most likely include: Salad Mix, Lettuce, Slicing Tomatoes, Cherry Tomatoes, Sweet Orange and Red Peppers, Non-Spicy Jalapenos, Summer Squash, Cucumbers, Garlic. Farm Share CSA Members – Third and final payments were due Aug 1. (If you’ve paid the correct amounts all along, $225 remains… Continue reading Melon Time!…plus CSA & mkt for 8.5.2017

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“A Lot of Tomatoes & Peppers Right Now…”…plus CSA & mkts 7.29.2017

Each season we prioritize making the time to leave the farm for a few days and visit other farms, farm stands, and farmers markets. It’s a critical element of professional development for farmers. We enjoy anonymously visiting places. It’s enlightening to be shoppers at markets and stands and hear what the farmers and sales people… Continue reading “A Lot of Tomatoes & Peppers Right Now…”…plus CSA & mkts 7.29.2017

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One Month After Summer Solstice…plus CSA & mkts 7.22.2017

It’s July and so it’s hot. The tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, and okra are ripening with joy and we are sweating. It’s fine. It comes with the territory. But we will also be glad when we’re on the other side of the season’s heat, and the nightshades will still be ripening just fine. 🙂 This Saturday statistically… Continue reading One Month After Summer Solstice…plus CSA & mkts 7.22.2017

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July fruits!…plus CSA & Mkts 7.15.2017

July has a wonderful peak in the harvest for us. We’re still getting salad greens and a little swiss chard, and all the delights with seeds inside of them are now available: Cucumbers are still around. Sweet Peppers are ripe. Roasting peppers are ready! Eggplants, the stunningly fun purple food that we grow, are coming… Continue reading July fruits!…plus CSA & Mkts 7.15.2017

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The “Hanover” Tomato Explanation…plus CSA & mkt 7.8.2017

Every year as tomato season is about to begin we have a unique orientation session for our staff that have moved here from out of town. It’s the “Hanover” Tomato explanation. We get to prepare our new staff to field questions about “Hanover Tomatoes” and help explain the interesting phenomenon – dare we say myth?… Continue reading The “Hanover” Tomato Explanation…plus CSA & mkt 7.8.2017

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June –> July Abundance…plus CSA & mkts 7.1.2017

We are growing sweet potatoes again this year, after taking a break for a couple of years. Wish us luck! Pictured above is the salad our eight-year-old child served himself for dinner last night. And he ate every bite. For real. 🙂 Saturday’s/Monday’s Farm Share will most likely include: Tomatoes!, Salad Mix, Cucumbers, Onions, Garlic, Basil, Carrots… Continue reading June –> July Abundance…plus CSA & mkts 7.1.2017