Spring CSA Week 2

Your second CSA delivery has been dropped off! This week you’ve got turnips and turnip greens, a different variety of kale, spring onions, baby garlic, baby kale, and radishes. Baby garlic: You can use both the white and finely-chopped green portions of the garlic in cooking at this stage. It has…

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New Piglets!

We had two new litters of pigs born yesterday! Angelina Jowlie (see video, below) had a litter of 10; Kim Lardashian (not in the video) had a litter of 7. This is the second time that our piglet births have been synchronized, and mothers and babies all seem healthy and happy.…

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Summer CSA Week 3

Hi, friends! So I promised to update the blog this week since the box had a couple outliers in it. I’ve been remiss in weekly updates. Our busy season is now our wonderfully-horrifically-stupendously-insanely-busy season, and the blog has been falling off the radar. But this week, I’m back! Here you…

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Spring 2013 CSA: Week 5

Can you believe we’re nearing the end of our spring CSA? One week left! We’ve opened the summer session to current members, and we’ll open unclaimed shares for the general public next Friday. We’ll start up the six-week summer session after a hiatus to let our summertime veggies mature. We’ll…

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Spring CSA Week 4: Goodies, Greens, and Garlic Scapes!

The wet weather continues, though the temperatures are finally starting to rise. We never thought we’d be happy to see 80 and 90-degree afternoons, but the plants are loving it. The beets have really taken off, the spring greens are flagging, and summer goodies like Swiss Chard are starting to…

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Spring 2013 CSA: Week 2

Ellie here, with your CSA share list for Week 2. Things went a bit more smoothly this week than last! Thinning This week, most of our beds needed to be thinned. When we plant, we plant more seed than we think we’ll need, in case some doesn’t germinate. Then, as…

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