Farming/Gardening

Market Day

Market Day

0 by / on October 5, 2012, 1:42 am / in Community, Farming/Gardening

  This week wraps up the regular Fern Creek Farm CSA season.  We celebrate by setting up a market, and invite our subscribers to take their regular share plus a few more of the storage vegetables (winter squashes, onions, beets, and “grade B” potatoes) than usual. Henry and Charlie told Pollifax they wouldn’t see him for eight months.  They said […]

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1st Fern Creek Farm CSA Potluck Picnic

1st Fern Creek Farm CSA Potluck Picnic

0 by / on September 17, 2012, 4:32 am / in Celebrations, Community, Farming/Gardening

This year we wanted our CSA family to have a chance to meet each other, and to share good food since that’s what connects us all to Fern Creek.  And what better evening than a 75 degree Sunday in September!  A third of our families came to this first event, where many met each other (and Amy, our intern) for […]

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Fern Creek’s Children

Fern Creek’s Children

0 by / on August 26, 2012, 4:28 am / in Community, Farming/Gardening

  Emma comes to Fern Creek every Saturday with her Dad, and often her Mom.  Emma and I exchange big smiles when we greet each other. She is barely two and comes to Fern Creek with an agenda: to pet Pollifax, eat berries out of her crate (and other crates if she can get away with it), and visit the […]

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The 2012 Honey Harvest

The 2012 Honey Harvest

0 by / on August 16, 2012, 3:11 am / in Bees, Farming/Gardening

  Honey harvest takes all day. We start early, donning our white suits when the day is still cool, and finish cleaning up shortly before dinner.  Our annual tradition for three years now is to have biscuits for dinner, an excuse for eating honey just hours out of the hive, still warm and smelling of bees. I appreciate what these […]

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