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CSA Newsletter–Week 16

CSA Newsletter–Week 16

0 by / on September 7, 2014, 2:57 pm / in Newsletters

Nothing speaks quite so distinctly of Fall as pumpkins and gourds, dry corn stalks, and the changing colors of leaves. Not that we get all that the 2nd week of September, but still, I layer a flannel shirt over my tee-shirt for the first hour of harvest now that crisp mornings start and end our days. We aren’t experiencing much [...]

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Delicata Squash

CSA Newsletter–Week 15

0 by / on August 31, 2014, 7:10 pm / in Newsletters

Fern Creek CSA Fall Potluck Celebrate the Autumn Equinox with your CSA Family on Sunday, September 21st from 5-7 pm RSVP in the Market and let us know on the sheet what you’ll bring More details to come! *     *     *     *     * I suppose I should be talking about what’s happening [...]

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CSA Newsletter–Week 14

CSA Newsletter–Week 14

0 by / on August 24, 2014, 9:09 pm / in Newsletters

We’ll be saying a kind of goodbye to Liz and Mark this week as they return to George Fox. Mark is back to work in the Psy.D. program (though he never really leaves the University in the summer nor Fern Creek in the fall) and Liz is returning to finish her final year in the nursing program. We’ve loved our [...]

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Italian Heirloom Borretana Onions

CSA Newsletter Week 13

0 by / on August 17, 2014, 5:20 pm / in Newsletters

We’ve turned from weeding and planting to harvesting and preserving at Fern Creek. The onions and most of the dried beans are in the drying racks, the basil is prime for pesto making, falling apples are waiting to be sauced, and the tomatoes…! It’s time for pantry organizing to make room for the canned goods accumulating there. Here’s a partial [...]

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CSA Newsletter Week 12

CSA Newsletter Week 12

0 by / on August 10, 2014, 4:17 pm / in Newsletters

We are at the half-way point in the CSA season! Eggplants, tomatoes, cucumbers and squash have replaced peas, berries, and yellow and purple beans. Sweet corn will likely show up next week. The onions are drying on racks, (this will be the last of the Walla Walla onions before we turn to some of the other varieties we planted this [...]

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