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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

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Greens Abound!…plus mkt 1.12.19

Happy New Year! 2019 has begun with mild weather, and so we have an abundance of greens for you. We’ll be back at the Farmer’s Market @ St. Stephen’s tomorrow. Visit us to load up on this nourishing goodness! Farm Shares are available for our main season which runs May through November. Read details here and please sign up… Continue reading Greens Abound!…plus mkt 1.12.19

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Salad Mix and More!….market 12-22-2018

We have a delicious harvest for you this week! Tomorrow, Saturday, is our last market for 2018, and your last chance to get our goods for the next couple of weeks. We will be closed until approximately January 9th. If weather is mild and we are able to harvest earlier, we may let you all… Continue reading Salad Mix and More!….market 12-22-2018

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SNOW! and Vegetables go Beautifully Together…mkt for 12.15.2018

We consider this now our Winter Season, so it’s quite fitting to have snow around, but we’re just not used to it. We’ve obviously never had a foot of snow this early in the season before, and our row covers that were quaint a week ago are now laughable as they emerge in their new… Continue reading SNOW! and Vegetables go Beautifully Together…mkt for 12.15.2018

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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