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,...
Lots About the Crops

Lots About the Crops

Hello all, it’s been a while since I’ve written a good old-fashioned farm update, and I promised one in my last newsletter, so here we go. Brace yourself—it’s going to be a long one! Read on for details about tomatoes, basil, green beans, eggplants,...
Back to Nature

Back to Nature

Dear sharers, next week, I’ll be submitting a good old-fashioned crop report, but this week, some poetry. There was a time, in the early 2000s, that Wendell Berry’s writing had a huge influence on my life. I have since taken to reading other voices that...
In-Between Time

In-Between Time

At this time of the year, particularly when there have been days and days of hot and drought-y conditions, we are patiently waiting for the nightshades to start rolling in (tomatoes, eggplant, peppers!!) while we watch the plentiful lush and tender greens of spring...