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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Bounty Time is Here

We are back from our adventure and had a busy week here at the farm.  This time of year is our peak harvest season with almost all the veggies ready to harvest.  Joan and Randy, Seth’s folks, are gone for the week for some family reunion time and took our daughter Juniper along for the […]

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Roots Rock!

It is feeling like summer here on the farm.  We are full on in our irrigation schedule again without the afternoon rains this week. It is amazing what passes for hot here at 8000 feet, considering that we haven’t come to close to 100 degrees when so many places in the country are experiencing heat […]

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We’ve Got the Beets

Garden Shares beets – broccoli – escarole – fennel – butter head lettuce – red rain mustard – pac choi – radish – summer squash – turnips – sage Fruit Shares 1 bag Rainier Cherries 1 bag Peaches ESCAROLE Every year we grow escarole in honor and memory of our dear friend Kyle.  Kyle introduced […]

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The Girl With Kale-idoscope Eyes

This week we are thankful for the rainy weather.  The rain always seems to provide us with a much needed break at just the right time.  Rain reduces the time in our schedule dedicated to moving and setting up irrigation water.  As long as there is no hail involved in these summer storms, the garden […]

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Tutti Frutti

We hope everyone enjoyed the first week of garden shares. The cherries are here. Let the fruit shares begin!   Garden Shares Chard – Cilantro – Garlic – Tuscano Kale – Romaine Lettuce – Baby Pac Choi – Asian Radish – Salad Turnip – Yakuna Savoy – Kale Yeah! Tote Bag Fruit Shares 1 bag […]

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“When it Rains, it Pours”

“When it Rains, it Pours” Ramping up to the first share distribution this week we have been feeling the bursting energy and endless to do list of solstice season on the farm. The first week of share distribution is often full, but this week was especially brimming and threatening to run over. Apparently the saying […]

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