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The Second Season Share

Sign up now for the SECOND SEASON. Begin picking now and into October. There is an abundance of tomatoes, peppers, broccoli, cabbage, kohlrabi, eggplant, Mirai sweet corn, summer squash, cucumbers, watermelons, cantaloupes, sweet potatoes, winter squash, and beans. Herbs are available all season. More beans, beets, carrots, […]

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Update from the Gardens – July 7, 2013

What a week! We love this season! We have been watching the crops grow. Anticipate within a few days – broccoli. The taller variety is Di Cicco which is know for it’s repeating production of florets, as opposed to full heads. If picking, take a handful of […]

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Update from the Gardens June 30, 2013

It looks like we’ll have a couple nice sunny, soil-drying days coming up. This is good news! If we can avoid the next round of possible rain we might be able to get back to work in the fields. Right now we’re taking advantage of the down […]

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Update from the Gardens June 9, 2013

It’s been a great week for the farm. There has been lots of planting and good growth. The garden had a harvest break and thanks you for your understanding. We transplanted a row of sweet peppers, and a second row of hot peppers, okra, tomatillos, and tomatoes […]

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Update from the Farm June 1, 2013

Another interesting week. With all the predictions of stormy weather, we moved the hay rack with peppers in and out of the barn each day. We haven’t dared harden off the tomatoes. A storm would possibly knock them all down as they are getting tall and hefty […]

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Update from the Gardens May 27, 2013

It’s a sunny Sunday, 50 degrees and nearly June. We have some confused plants, but the bugs know what to do. With 500 sweet potato plants in the garage waiting to be planted, it’s a little touch and go. They need to go into raised beds, in […]

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Update from the Gardens: May 12, 2013

Again, another challenging season. Just the opposite of last year. This year with the threat of frost, the strawberries have not yet bloomed…so not to worry. Last year, with the extremely warm spring, some of the blooms frosted. Their yellow centers turned black and resulted in a […]

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Update from the Gardens October 14th

Greetings from the Gardens, I know some of you are wondering when the picking season finally ends. So do we!  Right now, we still have lots of prepicked veggies, veggies in the fields, and a hoophouse that we’re seeding and transplanting into greens.  Our goal (experimental, I […]

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Update from the Gardens: September 22nd, 2012

Greetings from the Gardens, It’s hard to know what to do next. With the possibility of frost, we’ve been picking those beautiful peppers so you’ll probably take from the cooler this week. The tomatoes are nearing their end so we’ve picked those that we spot at “first blush”, meaning […]

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Update from the Gardens: September 15, 2012

Greetings from the Gardens, The week was busier than usual, but thanks to a good reason.  Ben’s friend and fellow farmer, Mike,  joined us for 3 days from southern Illinois.  Mike grows mushrooms, hops ,veggies, pigs, chickens, goats, and ???.   During that time they finished up Hoop House 2 by putting […]

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