Archive for October, 2012

A Black Butte Respite

0 by / on October 26, 2012, 6:03 pm / in Family

  NOTE: All the great photos for this post came from Mark’s phone, and now that I’ve switched over my blog, I lost them… So this one comes with words alone…! Now that our Saturday CSA pick-ups are done (we continue to have Wednesday pick-ups until mid-November), Mark and I headed to Black Butte for a three-day weekend.  We started […]

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Popcorn Harvest

Popcorn Harvest

0 by / on October 11, 2012, 10:48 pm / in Farming/Gardening

October rain is coming–finally actually, after a beautiful dry start to fall!  We’ve let our corn for popping and for cornmeal dry in the field until today.  The husks are dry, and the kernels too, for the most part.  I’ve put them on racks to finish drying for a couple of weeks before we distribute it to the CSA families […]

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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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