Sneak Peek for the Week

Garden Shares arugula/mizuna mix beets chard cilantro collards lettuce – green leaf pac choi sugar snap peas summer squash turnips Fruit Shares raspberries peaches apricots  

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Kohlrabi Abundance and Signs of Warmer Veggies to Come

Garden Shares Daikon Kale- Toscano Kohlrabi – Purple Scallions Spinach – Large Bunched Summer Squash – Zucchini or Yellow Squash Oregano Fruit Shares Sweet Cherries Peaches   Caring for your Share Box Our new boxes have arrived and we are excited to be packing up the shares in them for you to take home.  We […]

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Rain Dance

We are feeling relieved to have some afternoon clouds in the forecast and at least some chance of rain in the future and are practicing our daily rain dances in an effort to bring it on.  We are holding visions of rain to help relieve the pressures of fire so present in our State this […]

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And We’re Off!

Welcome everyone to the start of the Weathervane Farm share season and The Weathervane Arrow.  We are a week ahead of schedule and it is feeling like mid-July around here.  The garden and fruit season is shaping up nicely.  Our growers on the West Slope tell us this is the heaviest fruit set in 20 […]

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Auction The auction last night was a nail biter.  The winning bidder got all of the land and water with the exception of the smallest parcel of land and a small water right.  At this point we don’t know who the bidder is or what their intentions are, but have heard some positive rumors.  We […]

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Come Together, Right Now

Fall is in the Air We have had a few light frosts in our meadow and are starting to feel the inevitable fall slowdown in the garden.  Fruiting and flowering plants are slower to grow their fruit and all of the leafy garden items are sitting tight ready to harvest.  This time of year brings […]

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Harvest Moon

Community Farm Support As many of you may be aware, the property where we currently farm is set to auctioned off on Sept. 30th.  We do not own the land where we farm, but thanks to the generosity of the current landowner, have been able to make a home here for 5 growing seasons.   Though […]

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I Like Big Shares (And I Can Not Lie)

Once again it was hard to close the box this week.  It is great to have such an abundance of food from the garden to share.  We hope you are hungry and that you are ready to do some serious vegetable eating this week. Garden Shares Arugula – Basil – Beans – Broccoli – Carrots […]

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The Birds and the Bees

Hey farmer farmer Put away that DDT * now Give me spots on my apples But leave me the birds and the bees Please! -Joni Mitchell     Every year life on the  farm brings new lessons and challenges.  One of the appealing things to me about a farm based life is how rooted our […]

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Movin’ to the Country, Gonna Eat Alot of Peaches

Garden Shares Arugula – Beans – Beets – Broccoli – Cilantro – Escarole – Mustard – Sugar Snap Peas – Scallions – Turnips – Zucchini – Jalapeno and Corn (from Olathe) Fruit Shares There have been a lot of peaches in the shares this year.  Thankfully they have been delicious.  Rhubarb will make and appearance […]

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