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Storage Share

I love storage veggies, I hope you do too. Here is what is in there, in approximate order of which store the longest (at the bottom): Hot Peppers Kohlrabi Jerusalem Artichokes aka Sunchokes Storage Radishes Rutabagas Celeriac Parsnips Sweet Potatoes Potatoes Onions Garlic Winter Squash (Acorn and Butternut) Dried Herbs Read more

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Week 17

Dollia and Rasaan shelling Scarlet Runner beans This week’s share: Salad Mix Green Tomatoes Heirloom OR Cherry Tomatoes Mushrooms Kale Collards OR Swiss Chard Dill Green Onions Sweet/Green Peppers on Tuesday Carrots  on Friday These cherry tomato plants have been producing large amounts of fruit since August. The first frost Read more

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Week 15

  This is the first week of fall and we are ready to cool nights and warm days before the first frost. We are tending to hoop houses and setting up low tunnels to extend the season of some of our tender perennials and warm weather annuals.     Field Read more

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Week 11

On the agenda for this weeks blog: the produce list, some ideas on how to use borage and other veggies this week, and then some overall updates about the farm and season. This week’s produce share includes: Apples Cherry tomatoes Heirloom tomatoes Cucumbers Green beans Watercress Hot peppers Chives Borage Read more

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Week 8

This week’s  share include: Mushrooms Honey Tomatoes Chard Beets (full share) or Onions/Scallions (half share) Cucumbers (full share) or Hot peppers (half share) Edible Flowers *Please note weekend share altered As summer begins to end, the 22nd Annual Detroit Urban Farm and Garden Tour with Keep Growing Detroit will take Read more

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Week 7

From Noah at Food Field: This is my last week of urban farming–it’s been an honor growing for you all the past 8 years! Don’t worry, produce from Food Field will keep coming, grown with love by our new farmers: Leandra, Eli, Lauren & Crystal from Finding Our Roots. I’ll Read more

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Week 6

Week 6   This week’s share Swiss Chard Green Onions Carrots Cucumbers Garlic Celery Potatoes Gooseberries (Tuesday Only) Cherry Tomatoes (Friday Only) Heat wave It’s time to jump in the pool! The phrase is often heard at Occupy Yourselves garden.  While a lot of folks would think of a cool Read more

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Week 5- More Rain!

This has by far been the rainiest season we’ve had since the beginning of City Commons. Water is of course very important to plant growth, much like us vegetables are mostly water, but there are some concerns when we have a rainy year like the one we’ve had this year. Read more

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Week 4

First off, please note that because of the holiday this is Week 4, an EVEN pick up week if you have a half share. One extra week of waiting if you have an ODD share. Second, thanks for supporting us farmers in taking a “week off”. Of course, as a Read more

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