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Hear what’s going on down on the farm. Weekly CSA Share posts during harvest season will include Recipes, Storage Tips and Nutritional info.
23
Feb 2018
Posted by Jodi Brown

This is the season for learning.

Greetings all! Ben & I have the question asked a lot, “What do you do when you’re not farming?”. During the off-season we spend as much time as we can learning about improving growing practices, using updated equipment, and sustainable farming. There are many opportunities for us to learn, here is some of what has […]

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23
Jan 2018
Posted by Jodi Brown

Give & Take Box

Hello all, The blog hears it first! This upcoming season we are going to offer a “Give and Take” box at each Residential site. It’s goal is to provide a sense of community while reducing waste through our CSA Share program. Each week CSA Share members receive a variety of produce in their boxes. Some […]

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04
Jan 2018
Posted by Jodi Brown

Happy Holidays!

Hello all, Ben and I are happy to share that we have been enjoying our off-season with our children. Ben is working at the potato packing plant down the road, as he has been for several years during the off seasons. I am staying at home with our kids, William (5), Karli (4) and Kelsi […]

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30
Sep 2017
Posted by Jodi Brown

CSA Share Weekly Update for October 2nd-5th!

Greetings all, This upcoming week is our final week of deliveries for our 16 week season. How did that happen so fast? Thank you to all CSA Share members, who are literally making our lifestyle of farming a reality. Thank you for being a part of our success, growing food for local families is very […]

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25
Sep 2017
Posted by Jodi Brown

CSA Share Weekly Update for September 25th-28th!

Greetings all, I hope that this warm weather finds us all well, it looks like this could be the last of the hot days for the year. The cold crops don’t much like the heat, so we would be happy if it cooled off soon! Welcome to week 15, we are almost through a season […]

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16
Sep 2017
Posted by Jodi Brown

CSA Share Weekly Update for September 18th-21st!

Greetings all! It’s Friday, woohoo! That means we are all about to turn the page on this week, hopefully having time to enjoy the warm weather for the weekend! We are now in full swing of cleaning up some of the fields. The tomato fields need stakes pulled, twine cut and plants drug, which is […]

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11
Sep 2017
Posted by Jodi Brown

CSA Share Weekly Update for September 11th-14th!

Hello all, I hope your weekend is going well! We wrapped up the weekend with a little field work; pulling tomato stakes and twine, and weeding the new lettuce patch. Most CSA Share members will all have the same question at this time of year, “When is the CSA season over?”. Well folks, we still […]

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03
Sep 2017
Posted by Jodi Brown

CSA Share Weekly Update for September 4th-8th!

Greetings all! Happy Labor Day Weekend! I hope everyone has a chance to get out and enjoy the wonderful weather we have for this weekend! CSA Share deliveries will remain the same for the most part. If your delivery site is scheduled to pick-up Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday your delivery will remain the same for […]

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25
Aug 2017
Posted by Jodi Brown

CSA Share Weekly Update for August 28th-31st!

Greetings all, This week was a cool one again, but after this weekend’s rain it looks like the temperatures will be close to the 80’s next week! We need some solid, hot dry days to keep the plants healthy. Can you believe this is our 11th week together, where did the season go? Ben & […]

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