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Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop 3/30, plus Plants @ mkt 3.23.2019

Happy Spring! It’s official, and we are diving right in! For your chance to join in, we have a Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop here at the farm next weekend, plants for your garden to purchase at market tomorrow, and eye-candy from the farm this week for everyone to enjoy! First up: Fruit Tree Pruning!  … Continue reading Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop 3/30, plus Plants @ mkt 3.23.2019

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A Peek into the Broadfork Kitchen…plus market 3.2.19

We farm for a living for lots of reasons, the most selfish of which is the result in our kitchen. Here’s a little virtual peek into what we like to do there, and what we most love to use to make our veggies irresistible. This peek is by no means comprehensive, but we thought it… Continue reading A Peek into the Broadfork Kitchen…plus market 3.2.19

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What the Heck is “CSA Day?”…plus mkt 2.23.19

{This post was scheduled to appear Friday, Feb 22, but we just learned it didn’t post. Here it is, belated. We’ll see you at market again this Saturday, March 2!} We are so sad about this much rain we can’t even talk about it. So instead, we’re going to look ahead at the season! (And… Continue reading What the Heck is “CSA Day?”…plus mkt 2.23.19

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It’s Our Farm Anniversary!…plus mkt 2.16.19

It feels like our Farm Birthday! But farms are created more than they are birthed, so we keep wondering – do we call this our Farm Creation Day? We guess Farm Anniversary is the most appropriate term, but whatever you call it, on February 15, 2011, our farm business became official. So, today is the… Continue reading It’s Our Farm Anniversary!…plus mkt 2.16.19

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“I Want to Lure You Into the Kitchen”…plus mkt for 2.9.19

Our eldest child thankfully prodded us into watching an episode of Cooked by Michael Pollan last night. She chose the episode called “Water.” We watched this film for the first time a couple of years ago and are enormously grateful for her to put it in front of us again. Michael — let’s call him… Continue reading “I Want to Lure You Into the Kitchen”…plus mkt for 2.9.19

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More on the Subject of Petroleum Inputs…plus mkt 1.26.2019

After last week’s thoughts about plastic bags, this week we have our brains on the use/consumption of synthetics throughout agriculture. Plastic bags are made from petroleum, and so are a lot of inputs in farming. The industrial food system, which we readily admit we ourselves need, despite our role as food growers, is heavily dependent… Continue reading More on the Subject of Petroleum Inputs…plus mkt 1.26.2019

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On the Subject of Plastic…plus mkt for 1.19.19

Janet here. I have some memories and some goals to share with you today. I was 21 when someone first said to me “I have a rule that I don’t get a beverage unless I have my own container.” This was in response to being offered a drink of tea in a “disposable” cup. It… Continue reading On the Subject of Plastic…plus mkt for 1.19.19