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Fern Creek CSA–Week 4

Fern Creek CSA–Week 4

0 by / on June 18, 2016, 1:09 pm / in Newsletters

The Summer Solstice Summer officially starts on Monday at 5 p.m. This year the Summer Solstice (the longest day of the year) coincides with the rising of a full moon, which is the first time this has happened in 70 years. Take note and find a way to say farewell to spring and hello to summer. _______________________________________ The arrival of […]

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Fern Creek CSA–Week 3

Fern Creek CSA–Week 3

0 by / on June 12, 2016, 10:17 am / in Newsletters

What temperature fluxuation we have had! From blistering hot to cool rainy days! Mostly crops in the fields have weathered it well (“literally”–as newly-turned 6-year-old Auden would say), although the berries do not know quite how to respond. Still, we have berries for you this week, though we are nearing the end of the strawberries. I pickled scapes for the […]

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Icycle Radish

Fern Creek CSA Newsletter–Week 2

0 by / on June 4, 2016, 2:14 pm / in Newsletters

We had a strong start to the CSA last week–lots of big and healthy greens, great strawberries, spring onions, and a sampling of snow and snap peas. We enjoyed seeing old friends again,  meeting some of the new folks, and having some of you meet each other. Thank you again (you’ll hear this more than once!) for being part of […]

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Strawberries!

CSA Newsletter–Week 1

0 by / on May 28, 2016, 8:30 pm / in Newsletters

This is the first spring that Mark and I did most of prepping and planting work ourselves, and we’ve had a whirlwind of a spring! Thanks to apprentices in the past, all the infrastructure was in place, so our work was lighter, if one can ever call prepping and planting 1 1/2 acres in vegetables and fruits light work. But […]

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Ranger Cookies

Ranger Cookies

0 by / on May 1, 2016, 9:56 pm / in Farm Home Cooking, Sweet Endings

When we have the time (more accurately when Mark takes the time) we welcome Airbnb guests (and sometimes CSA members) with homemade cookies. Occasionally I make the cookies and when I do, I make up a batch of Double Chocolate Chip from Joy the Baker, my all-time favorite cookie. Double chocolate. With a touch of sea salt sprinkled on the […]

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