Archive for September, 2014

Black Futzu Pumpkin

CSA Newsletter–Week 19

0 by / on September 28, 2014, 12:41 pm / in Newsletters

Beans Green and Yellow by Mary Oliver In fall it is mushrooms gathered from dampness under the pines; in spring I have known the taste of the lamb full of milk and spring grass; today it is beans green and yellow and lettuce and basil from my friends’ garden – how calmly, as though it were an ordinary thing, we […]

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photo by Kara Gash

Autumn Equinox 2014

1 by / on September 21, 2014, 10:41 pm / in Celebrations

I hear the crickets outside just now, and a frog or two, and occasionally, at least while I was still reading on the porch, an owl. The chill of the first night of fall drove me inside. I welcome the cooling nights and crispy mornings after a summer that has been hotter than usual. I had already donned my Dad’s […]

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Howden Jack-o-Lanterns

CSA Newsletter–Week 18

0 by / on September 21, 2014, 8:25 pm / in Newsletters

What a full and wonderful weekend we had to usher in fall! It started  with our 9th annual Autumn Equinox Celebration, held in the tree house and co-hosted by Kara, our creative apprentice (who is still with us!). We ate a beet/spinach/hazelnut/feta salad with bruschetta, Butternut Squash Ravioli with Sage Browned Butter and served with sautéed cherry tomatoes and basil, and braised greens, […]

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CSA Newsletter Week 17

CSA Newsletter Week 17

0 by / on September 14, 2014, 5:09 pm / in Newsletters

LAST CHANCE TO SIGN UP FOR THE POTLUCK NEXT SUNDAY! LET US KNOW IF YOU PLAN TO COME! Mark and I spent some time Saturday cutting the old canes out of the raspberry patch and tying/clipping up the new ones. We work side by side comfortably, missing that we have fewer days for it now. Sometimes we talk, more often […]

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Sweet Pumpkin & Delicata

CSA Newsletter–Week 16

0 by / on September 7, 2014, 2:57 pm / in Newsletters

Nothing speaks quite so distinctly of Fall as pumpkins and gourds, dry corn stalks, and the changing colors of leaves. Not that we get all that the 2nd week of September, but still, I layer a flannel shirt over my tee-shirt for the first hour of harvest now that crisp mornings start and end our days. We aren’t experiencing much […]

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