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Week 15: October 20

It was a rainy harvest and packing night, but these cooler nights just serve as a reminder that the last few sunny, warm days are fleeting. Both Farnsworth and Buffalo St. put up quickhoops (metal hoops covered with row cover and plastic) today, to protect their crops from the cooler Read more

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Week 14: October 13

Big events this week: the Buffalo Street chickens laid their first two eggs, butternut squashes harvested by the armful and all the potatoes harvested from Farnsworth.  Those potatoes and squash will sit in storage for a couple weeks, but in the meantime we’re still enjoying the perpetual tomato machine since Read more

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Week 13: October 6

Happy October everyone! It seems like fall is finally upon us. We all fully expect our first frost in the next week (October 9th is the anticipated first frost for our area), and are preparing to strip our tomato, eggplant, and pepper plants before the temperature dips below freezing to Read more

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Week 12: September 29

Have a great weekend, most of the farmers will be enjoying a party Saturday night as we’ve got a wedding to go to over at Singing Tree!   Tomatoes (Farnsworth, Buffalo St, Singing Tree, Fields of Plenty, Vinewood Knoll) Sweet Peppers (Fields of Plenty, Buffalo St, Singing Tree, Vinewood Knoll, Read more

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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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