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CSA Newsletter Week #8

CSA Newsletter Week #8

0 by / on July 13, 2014, 4:06 pm / in Newsletters

Sultry summer nights don’t characterize Oregon overly  much–at least not like I remember from our years in Illinois and Tennessee. But occasionally the warmth of a hot summer day lingers, and I’m beckoned outside to the porch off our bedroom for a night of sleep. I slept well last night, under a full moon, kept company by quiet night sounds. [...]

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CSA Newsletter Week 7

0 by / on July 6, 2014, 4:04 pm / in Newsletters

Mark and I are home from Corsica–and glad to be home! We walked the gardens Sunday after we returned and were amazed to see the growth that happened while we were gone. Liz and Kara did a great job managing Fern Creek in our absence, and we did a pretty good job not thinking about it overly much as we [...]

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CSA Newsletter–Week 6

CSA Newsletter–Week 6

0 by / on June 29, 2014, 7:36 pm / in Newsletters

    Lisa– “Greetings from Corsica! Actually I wrote this before departing, so it’s based on a bit of faith that we will have landed in Corsica as planned. Liz and Kara will finish out the newsletter, but I wanted to say hello…” Hello all! Liz and I are welcoming the challenge of navigating Fern Creek for 10 days. So [...]

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CSA Newsletter–Week 5

CSA Newsletter–Week 5

0 by / on June 22, 2014, 8:53 pm / in Newsletters

The longest day of the year is behind us, ushering in the first day of summer. The ripening heat of summer is upon us! We celebrated the Summer Solstice with our Sunday School class from church, a group that came over for homemade ice cream with strawberry topping. Some went down to the gazebo to roast marshmallows around the fire, [...]

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CSA Newsletter–Week 4

CSA Newsletter–Week 4

1 by / on June 15, 2014, 9:21 pm / in Newsletters

The cooling rains of last week and today refreshed the gardens and fields–a welcome drink of Oregon rain! We planted some more corn, potatoes, carrots, and lettuce to replenish our first open beds. The summer heat has brought an end to the Bok Choy and spinach until fall, but the heat also means marionberry, raspberry, cabbage and beets are ripening. [...]

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