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5 Reasons to Join our CSA Share
When searching for a community supported agriculture program to become a member of there are several things to consider, such as pricing, location, and direct benefits. While those practicalities are critical, there may also be more value-driven reasons to investigate when determining which CSA is right for you. While there are certainly specific practical reasonsContinue reading “5 Reasons to Join our CSA Share”
How to Make the Most of Your CSA Share
Congratulations – you signed up for a local community supported agriculture -or CSA – share from a local farm this season and you are excited about the plethora of fresh veggies that will be soon be gracing your table. Now is your chance to make the most of your CSA share. But wait – signingContinue reading “How to Make the Most of Your CSA Share”
What is a CSA?
Community Supported Agriculture – CSA for short – is a farming model where customers and farmers enter into a partnership for a growing season. Throughout the duration of the season, the farm provides customers, or members, with weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly agriculture products. This partnership provides a built-in market for the farm and their goods,Continue reading “What is a CSA?”
What’s Happening on the Farm in March
Wow, March?! Already?! Daylight hours began to lengthen after the vernal equinox. There is a different feeling to the air with the birds returning with their melodious greetings. Although this March was spent “getting things ready” for full-on “farming mode” in April and May, I look forward to the day when we have a reliableContinue reading “What’s Happening on the Farm in March”
5 Ways to Incorporate More Greens in Your Meals
Countless studies indicate incorporating green, leafy vegetables into their diets every day has a significant effect on one’s well-being and health. Leafy greens are filled with critical vitamins and minerals that can help the body in resisting long-term diseases, like Type 2 Diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Yet, many of us, including myself, were not raisedContinue reading “5 Ways to Incorporate More Greens in Your Meals”
What’s Happening on the Farm: February 2022
Another month of 2022 has come and gone and we’ve reached the point where spring is tantalizingly close, yet still distantly filled with dreams and aspirations. Seed Starting Seed starting continues – and my kitchen/workspace has exploded with seed packets and soil mix. We purchased heat mats this year and we have successfully germinated sweetContinue reading “What’s Happening on the Farm: February 2022”
What’s Happening on the Farm: January 2022
Well, I don’t know how it happened but the 624 days of January have finally come to an end. With 2022 being our second year in business, I’ve set some new goals, one of which is committing to one year of sharing month-to-month updates about what’s going on with the farm. I had intended toContinue reading “What’s Happening on the Farm: January 2022”
How to Store Your Vegetables
Are your veggies always spoiling before you get to enjoy them? This post will teach you about the ways to keep your veggies fresh.
What’s Happening on the Farm: March 2021
Curious about what is happening on our farm? We’re sharing what’s happening month by month in this blog series.