Archive for June, 2014

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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Pumpkin Hummus

Pumpkin Hummus

0 by / on June 13, 2014, 5:15 pm / in On the Side

Making one’s own hummus is super easy, and gives all kinds of flexibility to how one might season it, including adding the unexpected cup of pumpkin or pureed winter squash. In one regard this is the wrong time to be posting a recipe of any kind that uses pumpkin. But if one is clearing out one’s freezer on account of […]

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2nd Annual Ice Cream Social–Growing Affection for Community, Place and Food

2nd Annual Ice Cream Social–Growing Affection for Community, Place and Food

0 by / on June 10, 2014, 10:40 pm / in Celebrations, Community

Earlier this springĀ  Mark and IĀ  seriously considered making this our final CSA year as farmers. It’s hard work. The weather is unpredictable. We get edgy, and tired. But then we’ll be walking up Williamson Rd. and come up with a mission statement, or say, “and next year…” and we know that we are not yet done doing this good […]

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