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Farm Update – August 12, 2017

This week has left us very hopeful and committed to moving on and up. After a month off (not really), there are many fall crops growing in their short growing seasons. Radishes, pac chois, beans, turnips and salad turnips, daikon radishes, kohlrabi, broccoli, carrots, beets, lettuces, mustards […]

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Farm Update June 30, 2017

Wednesday night was not good. We spent time in the basement during the worst weather event in forty years on the farm. In spite of no publicity in our little area, the circular winds took tops off many of the stately 40 year old pines and left […]

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Tex-Mex Summer Squash Casserole Recipe

Mild-flavored yellow squash gets a big boost from flavor-packed chilies, jalapenos and red onion. This side dish also works with zucchini. —Tommy Lombardo, Euclid, Ohio TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. + standing 7 medium yellow summer squash, sliced (about 10 cups) 2-1/4 cups shredded […]

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Jun1 17, 2017- Farm update

Greetings from the Gardens, 2017 brings another season of good eating.  In spite of a slow planting start because of too much rain, we have everything in place for a nice long season.  The hoop houses are planted and their tomatoes are trellised and ready to climb […]

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Update from the Gardens – September 10, 2016

The rainy Wednesday proved to be a challenge for our CSA pick up, left the grounds fairly muddy, but nicely watered the seedlings in the ground. It also provided the opportunity to complete our Certified Naturally Grown certification inspection. It’s a busy season for our inspector, Jerry […]

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Sweet and Sour Coleslaw

About 2 pounds of cabbage red or green, cored and shredded ½ cup sugar salt ½ cup vegetable oil 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice ½ teaspoon poppy seeds Pepper 2 carrots, peeled and grated Toss the cabbage with the sugar and 1 teaspoon salt and allow to […]

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The “Second Season” CSA

Tomatoes are starting, along with cucumbers, peppers, summer squash, potatoes, and everything else we grow. It’s the season of bounty that we are offering to you as our “second season” puts forth an incredible quantity of goodness. The Mirai sweet corn is sizing up and will be […]

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Update from the Gardens July 26, 2014

It’s another transition time. . . again. Two rows of potato vines died down which tells us its time to harvest. So, Ben put on the “V” plow and tore through the rows. It’s much easier to do this instead of forking. Then we walk the rows […]

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Update From the Gardens – May 4, 2014

Greetings from the Gardens, Seeds (peppers, eggplant, basil and tomatoes) have been planted and then again “planted up” under grow lights to ensure lots of good picking for every one. They have now been again planted up for the second time into 4” pots. This buys us […]

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Update from the Gardens – April 13, 2014

Our week of spring weather was a perfect chance to get some spring crops into the ground. Three beds of peas, two of carrots, parsnips and rutabagas for the fall, a bed of spinach, salad turnips, radishes, raised beds of arugula, mixed Asian greens, mizuna, and leaf […]

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