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Purslane: Weed or Delicacy

This week’s box contains many ordinary and familiar vegetables and one funky one.  Purslane.  The first time I was made aware of purslane was when I was farming in Quebec.  The owner of the farm, Catherine showed me a small transplantable block of soil with a succulent looking plant poking Read more

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Flowers

Hello again.  It’s finally flower season.  Have you noticed them everywhere from the sides of the highway to under the canopy in the forest?  Maybe you have a beautiful collection in your own garden.  This week marks the beginning of our flower share.  If you purchased a flower share, you Read more

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Hectic Week

This week is a little hectic at City Commons.  The lack of rain has got us all thinking about how to persevere in the face of drought conditions.  At first, we were having conversations about rain barrels.  Now, even the extra rain barrels we were dreaming about can’t help us. Read more

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