Seeds of the Summer

Seeds of the Summer

Winter is for planning. The crops we decide to grow every year depend on several factors. If we’ve grown it before, we assess how well it did during the last growing season. We consider feedback from sharers—what you liked, or not, and your ideas—as well as...
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...

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Welcome to Stearns Farm! Summer Share The summer share includes a wide variety of organically grown vegetables, berries, herbs, and flowers. Choose either a Classic Harvest or Farmer’s Choice share. Learn more The Harvest At Stearns Farm we grow over 30...
Tractors and Weather

Tractors and Weather

My last couple of reports were from a very sleepy and quiet Stearns Farm. Now the farm is wide awake! The greenhouse is overflowing with seedlings that will be planted in the field as well as sold at our annual roadside seedling sale. Volunteer and shareholder work...

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Stone Soup The Newsletter of Stearns Farm CSA April 2010 From the Field: Greening Up/Kathy Huckins We welcome you to the 2010 farming season at Stearns Farm CSA. We are entering this spring season asking our earth to act as a giant sponge. The deluge of our recent...