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As the New Year Approaches…

As the New Year Approaches…

0 by / on December 28, 2014, 9:40 pm / in Ponderings

Short wet days and long cold nights mean more time to read by the fire downstairs or to snuggle in the overstuffed chair up in the loft where the warmth of the fire goes deeper yet into my bones. I drink more tea and light more candles during these long nights of early winter. It will break up that cozy […]

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Canned Pumpkin

Canned Pumpkin

0 by / on November 22, 2014, 10:52 am / in Food Preservation, Preservation Projections

It embarrasses me that just this year it occurred to me that if I could buy canned pumpkin I could probably can it myself. Up until then I’d either have to think ahead enough to go get a squash from the root cellar, split, clean, roast, scoop out, and mash the meat before I could even begin to think about […]

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CSA Newsletter–Week 24

CSA Newsletter–Week 24

0 by / on November 2, 2014, 11:28 am / in Newsletters

And so we come to the last week of a good season! The combination of sun, rain, heat and cool yielded good crops this year, and we end the season feeling like it was full of bounty.  Thank you for partnering with us this year, and for letting Fern Creek be one of your sources of food –including eggs from […]

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CSA Newsletter–Week 23

CSA Newsletter–Week 23

0 by / on October 27, 2014, 10:21 am / in Newsletters

With two harvest days to go, so far this year we have avoiding harvesting in heavy rain, even when forecasts suggest we will. We are prepared to do so, but thankful whenever its not necessary! However, the storms did take out our internet, so this newsletter is a bit late in being delivered. And even if we’ve not harvested in […]

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CSA Newsletter–Week 22

CSA Newsletter–Week 22

0 by / on October 19, 2014, 3:52 pm / in Newsletters

The garlic has been planted for next summer, for our 2015 CSA season. It always feels like we’re making a commitment to grow food for the CSA another year once we get the garlic in the ground. Last Thursday after we finished the morning harvest, Liz, Allison (a friend of mine visiting from Tennessee, and the co-author of one of […]

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