In this share: Chard, Cabbage, Carrots, Radishes, Green Tomatoes, Green Peppers, Delicata Squash, Lettuce Welcome to your fall farm share experience! We’re thrilled that you’re joining us for a season of celebrating and experimenting with local food. This fall you’re sure to encounter old favorites (sweet, sweet carrots, massive shallots, pretty potatoes, and beautiful brussels- … More Oct 6, Fall Share, Week 1
In this share: Tomatoes, Carrots, Collards, Lettuce, Garlic, Peppers, Cilantro, Arugula or Radish, Cukes or Zukes Given our haggard appearances at pick-up I’m sure many of you assume we’re running this wild show on our own. Yipes! We shudder at the thought! No, no— we are super duper thankful to have the wonderful helpers we … More Labor of love (and our love of our labor!)
Mixed Blessings. Lots of folks keep telling us “we must be thrilled to finally get some rain.” For brevity’s sake we answer with “oh, definitely”, which for the most part is true, but also hides some deeper anxieties. In the broadest sense, we are grateful that the bioregion is receiving some much-needed respite from the … More Mixed Blessings
In this share: Melons, Salad Mix or Arugula, Zucchini or Cukes, Garlic, Basil or Parsley, Broccoli, Tomatoes or Cherry Tomatoes, Vermont Cranberry Beans, Kale or Chard. Most diversified vegetable farms pursue a variety of marketing outlets in order to sell everything they grow, which in our case includes farmers market, two grocery stores, several restaurants, … More Week 13 – Marketing 101
In your share: Zucchini or Cukes Eggplant or Tomatoes Bok Choi or Beans Beets Basil or Parsley Chard or Kale Scallions or Onions Lettuce Today Nathaniel and I had glorious lil picnic with our friends over at Sky Root farm, a hangout that happens far too seldom in the heat of the farm season. They … More Allium Allure
In this share: Red Oak Lettuce Napa Cabbage Colored Beets Green Garlic Fennel Kale Radishes or Zucchini SPinach or Salad Mix Ferment-landia – Have you seen the Portlandia episode (the sitcom about our former homeland) where the hipsters obsess over pickling? They find a crazy array of vegetables and excitedly state, “we could pickle that” … More Week 4 – 2015
In this share: Chard Scallions Carrots Sage French Crisp Lettuce Garlic Scapes Snow or Snap Peas Salad Mix or Kohlrabi As Washington enters its 2nd month of being in an emergency drought, farmers on both the east and west sides are battling over whose crops get irrigation priorities. Snowpack is at a historical lows, 16% … More Week 3 – Water Weary
In this share: Mustard Greens, Beets, Cilantro, Spinach, Arugula or Salad Mix, Scallions, Kohlrabi, Bok Choi or Raab After several months of reluctantly browsing the produce section for signs of edible plant life, we can all finally exhale a sign of relief. Week 1 is here! Your taste buds have likely been going off like bottle rockets … More First CSA share – 2015
Part One 11/10/14 – It appears that winter is making another early appearance this year. All weather forecasts point to an artic blast that is moving down from Alaska this week and poised to hit the lower 48 on Tuesday. While the Pacific Northwest will likely only get nicked by the western edge of the front, … More Arctic Blasts 2014!
The tell tale signs of autumn are here at last: Rows of blighted tomato plants, newly sprouting cover crop seedlings, boxes of onions stacked in the barn and a pickup truck full of freshly harvested winter squash ready for storage. Planting is done, irrigation is no longer necessary and weeding is in its final days … More Week 17 – End of summer 2014….