Harvest Newsletter

Greetings from the Garden!  This week’s CSA box has lots of greens – spinach, lettuce, beet thins, etc. We also have green onions or chives, beets, celery root, potatoes, and herbs.       Field and Farm Notes.  Thank you to all who came out to our Spring Opener!  Ken has been moving poultry so he can get into the garden.  Oscar usually circles the coop so the chickens can’t “escape,” but with the vet’s …

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Spring Opener This Weekend

This year our Spring opener is Saturday May 6th and Sunday May 7th 10 – 5 both days.  We have joined the Earth Arts tour again this year       We have pottery for sale           We will have produce for sale And Joyce Halvorson will be here demonstrating black smithing and selling her work  

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Harvest Newsletter

Greetings from the Garden!  This box has greens – spinach, lettuce, salad mix, potato onions or green onions, potatoes and beets from the root cellar and some fresh herbs Field Notes.  Ken keeps a-planting and a-weeding.  Right now he is also getting ready for our spring opener next weekend.  His largest task is clearing some downed wood and I am helping stack once we split it.  Oscar went in for surgery.  He had a benign …

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New Product at Keppers

Yesterday Ken bottled up his raw vinegar from our apples – raw, unfiltered, with mother.  Available in two sizes.  Price includes bottle deposit.

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Harvest Newsletter

Greetings from the Garden!  This week’s box has greens – lettuce, salad mix, spinach, wild mustard, green onions, chives, potatoes, celery root, beets, and herbs. Field Notes.  Ken has been planting and transplanting:  his nursery inside the mobile high tunnel, his pepper and tomato plants in the germination cabinet, and the onion seedlings.  He has also been cleaning up the greenhouse in the field; perennial crops have perennial weeds.  And to avoid any possible boredom, …

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Harvest Newsletter

Greetings from the Garden!  This CSA box has spinach, lettuce, salad greens, potatoes, beets, celery root, gobo, green onions or chives, potato onions, and herbs.       Field Notes.  Ken is almost done with pruning fruit trees and vines.  He has been planting, and we have received our seed potatoes.  Soon we will set the late crop potato seed to chit in a sunny window.  Last week we had a big spinach harvest – …

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Mark Your Calendars!

Spring Opener at Keppers Pottery and Produce Saturday May 6th and Sunday May 7th  10:00 – 5:00 Participating in Earth Arts Tour Hosting Joyce Halvorson, blacksmith New Pottery and Fresh Produce              

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Harvest Newsletter

Greetings from the Garden!  This CSA box has fresh greens – braising and salad, parsnips, gobo, beets, carrots, onions, and fresh herb.       Field Notes.  Pepper plants are looking good.  Tomatoes have been planted.  Onion seedlings are hardening off in the greenhouse.  Ken set up a hoopette for early roots and has planted peas.    I am trying to get my loom warped before I move out doors.  I start cleaning and pricing …

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Egg Season – Ideas

Spring is egg season.  There is a reason the Easter Bunny is carrying a basket of eggs.  And it is the time of year when one has extra eggs to color or dye.       My birthday is in March.   Ken makes me a souffle.         Most years I start with omelettes as we also have fresh spinach this time of year.  Then when we have a social event I make …

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Harvest Newsletter

Greetings from the Garden!  This CSA box has salad mix, spinach, turnip greens, freshly dug parsnips and gobo, carrots, potato onions, potatoes, and fresh herbs Field Notes.  Ken is a busy guy: cleaning up, bed prep and planting.  The peppers are coming up in the germination chamber and next he plants tomatoes.  And there are other spring tasks.  I volunteered to clean the stationary chicken coops so Ken can place broody hens and a clutch …

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