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Week 10: September 15

Another soggy harvest but our summer harvest keeps coming as we try to plan out salad greens, storage crops and other goodies for our fall harvest.  Farmers keep busy busy right up until the first frost.  Enjoy your herbs (parsley and mint) along with all the summer veggies this week, Read more

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Week 9: September 8

September is officially here and that means we’re busy planting our fall crops before it’s too late, in addition to trying to stay on to of harvesting and keeping the weeds to a manageable level. Summer crops are still producing heavily as is evidenced by this weeks share.  Beets (Farnsworth, Read more

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Week 8: September 1

The tomato avalanche continues (see Attack of the Killer Tomatoes for photos of the fallout).  As farmers we’re always learning and tweaking our plans.  One of the limits of the seasonality of our work is that many times we have to wait a whole year to put into practice something Read more

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Week 7: August 25

The heat is bringing out all of our tomatoes strong along with eggplant, more colorful peppers and more.  Enjoy the rainbow of veggies in this week’s box. Tomatoes (Fields of Plenty, Singing Tree, Farnsworth, Vinewood Knoll) Cucumbers (Farnsworth, Fields of Plenty) Kale (Buffalo St Farm, Vinewood Knoll, Farnsworth, Fields of Read more

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Week 6: August 18

While most people are loving these cool days, some of us farmers are looking for a little warmer temperatures. The cool and cloudy days slow down some of our sumer crops, especially the tomatoes. Also there’s nothing like working 8 hours on a hot day! But the cooler weather has Read more

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Week 5: August 11

Summer fruits are fully upon us: zucchini, summer squash, tomatoes, eggplant and much more.  Expect to see many of these summer crops in every box until the frosts in mid-October. The slicing tomatoes this week are a special treat.  Most are different heirloom varieties, don’t be turned off by the Read more

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Week 4: August 3

Well it looks like the heat is back with us, but this August heat means that tomato season is upon us. Besides tomatoes many of our warmer weather crops such as eggplants and peppers are quickly ripening and in the next few weeks expect to see more of these items. Read more

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Week 3: July 28

The rain made our harvest a little soggier this week, but will easily improve the quality of future harvests.  It has been a hard year for rain and most of the irrigation systems at our farms are very labor intensive. Singing Tree Garden will be on the Detroit Agriculture Network Read more

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Week 2: July 21

Thankfully we’ve gotten some respite from the oppressive heat over the last few days, which has been great for us farmers. Harvesting in 100+ degree heat is no fun, and it’s hard to keep the greens fresh when the sun has been baking them all day. But the heat did Read more

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