Oct 6, Fall Share, Week 1

In this share: Chard, Cabbage, Carrots, Radishes, Green Tomatoes, Green Peppers, Delicata Squash, Lettuce Welcome to your fall farm share experience! We’re thrilled that you’re joining us for a season of celebrating and experimenting with local food. This fall you’re sure to encounter old favorites (sweet, sweet carrots, massive shallots, pretty potatoes, and beautiful brussels- … More Oct 6, Fall Share, Week 1

Mixed Blessings

Mixed Blessings. Lots of folks keep telling us “we must be thrilled to finally get some rain.” For brevity’s sake we answer with “oh, definitely”, which for the most part is true, but also hides some deeper anxieties. In the broadest sense, we are grateful that the bioregion is receiving some much-needed respite from the … More Mixed Blessings

Week 13 – Marketing 101

In this share: Melons, Salad Mix or Arugula, Zucchini or Cukes, Garlic, Basil or Parsley, Broccoli, Tomatoes or Cherry Tomatoes, Vermont Cranberry Beans, Kale or Chard. Most diversified vegetable farms pursue a variety of marketing outlets in order to sell everything they grow, which in our case includes farmers market, two grocery stores, several restaurants, … More Week 13 – Marketing 101

Allium Allure

In your share: Zucchini or Cukes Eggplant or Tomatoes Bok Choi or Beans Beets Basil or Parsley Chard or Kale Scallions or Onions Lettuce Today Nathaniel and I had glorious lil picnic with our friends over at Sky Root farm, a hangout that happens far too seldom in the heat of the farm season. They … More Allium Allure

Week 4 – 2015

In this share: Red Oak Lettuce Napa Cabbage Colored Beets Green Garlic Fennel Kale Radishes or Zucchini SPinach or Salad Mix Ferment-landia – Have you seen the Portlandia episode (the sitcom about our former homeland) where the hipsters obsess over pickling? They find a crazy array of vegetables and excitedly state, “we could pickle that” … More Week 4 – 2015

Arctic Blasts 2014!

Part One 11/10/14 – It appears that winter is making another early appearance this year. All weather forecasts point to an artic blast that is moving down from Alaska this week and poised to hit the lower 48 on Tuesday. While the Pacific Northwest will likely only get nicked by the western edge of the front, … More Arctic Blasts 2014!