A Long, Slow Game

A Long, Slow Game

On Saturday, I was walking around the fields admiring the amount we’d already gotten into cover crop and feeling so good about the fact that we hadn’t double cropped very much land—that is, planted successive crops on the same land within the same...
Food as Care

Food as Care

I am a huge fan of the new Splendid Table host, Francis Lam. He brings a fresh perspective to a podcast/radio show that I’ve always loved. Today, I listened while I batch-cooked two casseroles and some roasted delicata squash for our meals this week, and I was...
Don’t Miss These Announcements!

Don’t Miss These Announcements!

Heads up on this week’s honey sale, our annual Early Bird summer share deal, one last note about the PYO flower garden, and one of my favorite ways to eat green tomatoes: Honey For Sale This Week Arthur, who keeps bees here at Stearns and around this area,...
Shifting to Fall

Shifting to Fall

Hello, all! School buses are out and about again, academic calendar levels of traffic are here to stay until next June, there is a tinge of yellow in the fields, and peak tomato season is coming to a close. It’s September. This is our 12th week of CSA pick up...
Hard Truths About Rain and Humidity

Hard Truths About Rain and Humidity

I wrote my last post a few days in advance of the newsletter, and so my field and weather report was not as accurate as it could have been. After I typed it up, it pretty much rained for five days straight, and I was home for the weekend while my partner was away,...