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Week 18 Spuds Are On

There is no doubt that the 2nd half of the season has been challenging.  We have gone a little off track as far as what is going in the CSA shares due to some crop failures and having to harvest the winter squash early due to the fact that the large amount of rain was...

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Week 17 Fall Is Taking Over

There is not much summer left in the weather or in the CSA shares for 2018.  This week will most likely be the last week for our eggplant and the first week without tomatoes since early July.  We've had a good year of both despite the very challenging conditions...

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Week 16 Oodles of Noodles

We have a very different type of share this week.  I think we will have the trusty peppers and tomatoes yet but beyond them it's really going to get different!  We are going to have two real southern staple foods okra and collard greens.  With the heat predicted this...

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Week 15 Pepper Power

There are a few crops that have just loved this wet summer.  One of them is the peppers.  We have had quite the harvest of red sweet frying peppers, bells peppers, and now the hot peppers are also really rolling in.  The beans are happy too!  This week we will have...

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Week 14 Helping Hands

As I am sure everyone can guess,  we have a lot of great help on the farm to ensure a successful season.  The picture of our crew above was taken this Tuesday.  Missing were Brandy and Andeana. With the end of summer closing in and school starting back up we had to...

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Lucky Week 13

Somehow, someway we missed a lot of the rain this weekend.  We still had 3/4 of an inch but from the reports I heard about, we were lucky that is all we got.  We sure hope we can manage to dodge some more storms this week.  We still have a lot of potatoes to dig,...

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Week 12 Rolling On The River

It keeps getting wetter and wetter, but we keep on trying to roll with it right now.  Saturday morning we woke up to find a river of water running through our basement.  Oddly, we never had a drop of water in the basement since we lived here, but apparently when the...

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Week 11 Big Red

  Lots of these red guys hanging on the vines right now!   It looks to be a great week for tomatoes of all shapes and sizes.  We will also be picking our larger traditional red watermelon for the share.   Despite over 6 inches of rain last week they look like they...

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Week 10 When It Rains It Pours

Stormy weather is in the forecast this week.  With tomato season just starting out it makes for some nervous farmers!   We hope you have been enjoying this year's colorful blend of cherry tomatoes.  We have trialed many different varieties over the years, but I think...

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Week 9 How Sweet Can It Get?

Just when you thought things couldn't get any sweeter here at the farm, this week we will have special guests visiting us on Tuesday from Augusta Acres Farm.  Augusta Acres is a small sustainable farm located near the Delaware River in northeast Pennsylvania.  Todd...

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Week 8 Sweet Time Of The Season

We are really getting into the heart of the CSA season now and some the highly anticipated crops are here!  In fact, there are so many new things to harvest and report about I am not sure where to even begin...  Let's start with the honey harvest! This weekend Heather...

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Week 7 Timing Is Everything

We're having a very strange year as far as when vegetables are ready to be harvested this year.  It all goes back to the very cold and snowy April followed by a very warm and wet May.  This week our two newcomers to the CSA share the carrots and the sweet peppers have...

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