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THe Farm Blog

Hello and welcome to Highland Orchards! Come learn about fresh, local fruits and vegetables, how to store them, how to eat them, and even how to grow them. So pull up a mouse or a touch screen, and enjoy!

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CSAs the Week of 7/26/2020
Small Veggies with Fruit Shares: zucchini, tomatoes, green and/or yellow beans, a cucumber, a pepper, corn, red potatoes, basil or thyme, and peaches.   Large Veggies with Fruit Shares: carrots,...
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CSAs the Week of July 20, 2020
Small Veggies with Fruit Shares: corn, tomatoes (plum tomatoes, likely), a candy onion, a pepper, a cucumber, zucchini, red potatoes, basil or chives, and yellow/and or white peaches.  Large...
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CSAs the Week of July 13, 2020
Small Veggies with Fruit Shares: corn, tomatoes, green beans, salad turnips or Daikon Radish, zucchini, either mustard greens, purslane, or Swiss chard, a pepper, basil or mint,...
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CSAs the Week of July 7, 2020
Small Veggies with Fruit Shares: corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, snap peas or snow peas, zucchini, beets (various varieties), rosemary or mint, and peaches.  Large Veggies with Fruit Shares: blueberries,...
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May 2020: Isn’t it great that plants still know how to grow?
May this year—so very, very different from all other years. This month has been similar to talking about the 100-year-flood plain. You know it’s possible that a flood can happen, but...
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We are all trying to find our new normal in these distinctly not normal times.
Wow. An April unlike any other April in our collective memories! Even my mother, at age 91, has no memories or family stories of the Spanish Flu Epidemic, 1918-1920. This coronavirus...
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Mable Garfield Talley Rotthouse
Although women make up 51% of the world’s population, and 43% of all farm workers, and grow more than half of the world’s food, little is heard of our women farmers. The land passed...
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And a fig for you!
Once upon a time, a long time ago, back when there were classified ads in the newspaper and people read those ads, my mother saw an ad for fig trees in Wilmington. “Hmmm,” Elaine thought....
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A Note about Fitler Square Farmers Market
December 21, 2019 will be our last Saturday at Fitler Square Farmers Market. Nearly 20 years ago, I renewed a family legacy of going to off-site farmers markets. My great-great-grandparents,...
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