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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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Week 6 Summer Is Here

Well we made it!  That's always my feeling as we push through the long daylight hours leading up to the summer solstice.  Now every day the sun goes down just a little earlier and it also means I quit working outside just a little earlier too!  Believe it or not, we...

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Week 5 Shell Game

The first heat wave of the summer has arrived and so have some new  items for the CSA.  We just finished up picking a few bushels of shell peas this evening.  The peas really went through a lot of tough weather this Spring but have been quite productive!   For the...

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Week 4 An Early Surprise

This week we'll have zucchini in the CSA share.  The earliest we have ever had some ready to pick.  I researched this by taking a stroll back through memory lane and reading all our June blogs from the past.  I updated the home page to include a couple of my...

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Week 3 Strawberry Time!

In case you didn't see or hear yet, strawberry season is in full swing at TFF!  We had been watching them closely the past week and all of a sudden they ripened up for a good picking on Wednesday.  The Friday members received their first share of them and we hope to...

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Week 2 Improving Conditions

The ground conditions are improving after last week's muddy start.  We were able to get some things planted this week that have been in the greenhouse and ready to plant now for a few weeks!  I also wanted to get some ground prepared to plant sweet potatoes.... That...

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CSA Week 1 Staying The Course

Despite the very challenging weather this year, we have managed to stay the course and will be starting up the CSA right on time.  Tuesday May 22 and Friday the 25th will be the first pick ups.  Whichever day you signed up for will be the day we ask you to come.  If...

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