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THe Farm Blog

Hello and welcome! Each Monday we post what will be in the CSA shares. All CSA posts are in the CSA category. And then there will be some history, some current happenings, and some learning type posts. So pull up a mouse or a touch screen, and enjoy!

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Rain is good, right?
Usually, you think rain is good for farmers and for crops. Usually, that is true. But sometimes there can be too much of a good thing.   We love the spring rains which make the crops...
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CSAs week of 9/19/2022
Small share: corn, acorn squash, tomatoes, peppers, lettuce, kale or chard, apples, figs, chives or oregano Large share: corn, acorn squash, tomatoes, peppers, lettuce, kale or chard,...
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When are your figs ready to pick?
You've successfully kept your fig tree alive AND it has figs on it! But when are the figs ripe and ready to pick?
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September’s Jewels (aka Raspberries!)
After making it through the hot months of July and August, it is always a relief to have the cooler nights and lower humidity of September. The sun is still brilliant, everything is...
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CSAs week of 9/5/2022
Small share: corn, tomatoes, green beans, peppers, lettuce, onions, ginger gold or gala apples, pears, thyme or mint Large share: corn, tomatoes, green beans, peppers, lettuce, onions,...
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CSAs week of 8/29/2022
Small share: corn, tomatoes, baby bok choy, cucumber, peppers, spaghetti squash, cantaloupe or watermelon, rosemary or chives Large share: corn, tomatoes, baby bok choy, cucumber, peppers,...
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Freeze corn for the winter
To preserve corn, you can pressure can it, or water bath can corn relish, or blanch and then freeze. Freezing corn is by far the easiest of the 3, and frozen corn keeps...
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CSAs for week of 8/22/2022
Small share: corn, eggplant, tomatoes, cucumbers, cabbage or broccoli, sweet onions, peaches and nectarines, garlic Large share: corn, eggplant, tomatoes, cucumbers, cabbage or broccoli,...
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National Peaches Month!
August 2 is the mid-point between the beginning of summer and the beginning of fall. Already, the weather starts to shift just a little. By the middle of the month, the nights are usually...
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