CSA shareholders coming to the farm this year are encouraged to harvest as much of their share as they feel like! Here, it's sorting through mesclun and spinach on the screen table, removing bad leaves and the odd weed, before packing in their own bags. This approach is great fun … [Read more...] about Pick your own CSA share pick-up
Archives for June 2008
Rain, rain, go away... Not something you'd actually hear me say, or even think, lightly. This morning's market didn't quite qualify, although it rained heavily and steadily for the first three hours. Rain at the market has never been too bad for our stand, people always come out. … [Read more...] about Rainy day market
Michelle harvests the first broccoli from knee-deep in weeds. After taking off the row cover, it made more sense to wait a few days till harvest and then turn the whole bed under, than to spend precious fieldwork time weeding the paths—a race for the broccoli to beat the weeds … [Read more...] about Broccoli from the weeds
Tiny farming has given me an extra appreciation for the color GREEN, in different shades, shapes, textures, combinations. Green on green. My favorite greenscape so far is probably row upon row of different varieties of bush beans, each with their own shade, deep and dark, to … [Read more...] about Green on green
Libby's first day on the farm: a full day in the field, plus a Big Salad lunch! There've been a few first-timer days this year, and a bit of a casual presentation routine has developed. Starts with a tour: "How much detail do you want?" The difference between growing more or … [Read more...] about Instant farmer!