Harvest Newsletter

Greetings from the Garden!  this week’s CSA box has freshly dug potatoes, sweet potatoes, squash, leeks or red onions, garlic, salad and braising greens, winter tomatoes, and herbs.     Field Notes.  The field is, unfortunately, too wet for Ken to use the tractor to dig the potatoes.  So, he is digging some every day by hand.  Today you get some freshly dug potatoes – when they taste best.  And let us know what you …

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The Midpoints between solstice and Equinox

Each Halloween we recognize the times between solstice and equinox.  From a farming perspective, this is where the drama is – In February the days are lengthening dramatically and the earth is awakening.  In May the seeds and plants are becoming established – some blooming.  In August the plants are producing and the push of  harvest is starting.  In October the harvest is wrapping up and the earth is preparing to sleep. Each older, agrarian …

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This Old Dog is Learning New Tricks!

Friday I took a social media marketing class. Although I can limp along on some venues, I wanted to learn the strengths of various options.  I also wanted to learn how to improve what I was already doing. I  enjoy posting quotes from various favorite authors.  Sometimes they echo my thoughts, and often they say it better than I would.  Judging by people’s reactions they also like when I post favorite quotes. I learned about …

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