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Notes from the Field: Week 17

Notes from the Field: Week 17

Notes from the Festival! Happy Fall! Last weekend we welcomed hundreds of people to the farm for our 5th annual Harvest Festival! Thank you to everyone who came, and many thanks to those who pitched in! We saw many long-time members, new neighbors, and first-timers. […]

Notes from the Field: Week 16

Notes from the Field: Week 16

For the past few weeks, our flower field has been overflowing with abundant blooms, colors, and several kinds of bees and pollinators. It always make me happy to hear about flowers brightening every room in a shareholder’s house and to watch CSA members carefully selecting […]

Notes from the Field Week 15

Notes from the Field Week 15

Notes from the Field Did you enjoy our first taste of fall weather last weekend? Our fields were full Saturday with CSA members picking flowers, cherry tomatoes, and husk cherries under finally cool skies. What a beautiful sight! Last week’s final burst of heat helped […]

Notes from the Field Week 14

Notes from the Field Week 14

Notes from the Field I imagined myself writing this changing-of-the-season post under a cool September sky with a pleasant breeze off the Arlington Res. Unfortunately the weather is not cooperating with my plan and it’s yet again near 90 and humid as heck. Anyway, here […]

Notes from the Field: Week 13

Notes from the Field: Week 13

Notes from the Tomato Field CSA members and farm stand customers will notice our farm stand is jampacked with tomatoes these days! The high heat this week will keep our tomatoes ripening just about as fast as we can pick them. We’ll likely call on […]

Notes from the Field: Week 12

Notes from the Field: Week 12

Notes from the field What a beautiful week we are anticipating at the farm! After weeks of thunderstorms, high humidity, wetness, and heat I’m looking forward to this week’s weather. Even more exciting, our full crew is back in the fields for two final weeks […]

Notes from the Field: Week 11

Notes from the Field: Week 11

Notes from the field…trip! Today’s notes from the field will be replaced by “Notes from the Field Trip!” Every Monday I get to the farm at 7:00 am in order to pack up our donations for FoodLink. The whole process takes over an hour as […]

Notes from the Field: Week 10

Notes from the Field: Week 10

Notes from the Field I’m feeling grateful to be writing this in air conditioning with a glass of cold lemonade by my computer. Boy has it been hot. The heat has been great for zucchini, eggplant, tomatoes, peppers, and watermelons (next week!). The heat hasn’t […]