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Seeking an orchardist, and other collaborators!

Winter is a perfect time to vision for all that is possible on this landscape. The snow-covered fields emphasize the rolling topography of the landscape and create a blank slate that makes anything seem possible. The ...
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A New Year!

Howdy, 2016! We loved 2015 and are hoping that this year is even better. Last season's only real "major" drawback was the relatively cool weather in late summer - remember that week or two with temps in the mid-50s and ...
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Preserving the Harvest

We just delivered the last of our holiday share boxes last week, as we prepare for some holiday travel and end-of-season relaxation. One of the common questions we get for the CSA, regular season or holiday share, is ...
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Seeds in the Mail!

We've written a few posts about the question of "what do farmers do in the winter?" (this year, lots of travel). But a perennial event is the arrival of the seed catalog, a time which, in the words of another farmer ...
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Different Lands

  Anne and I traveled to southern Arizona for a week to visit family, and while we've both been in the West/Southwest before, this was the first time with "farmer eyes". The landscape, the climate, the wildlife ...
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Fabulous Frost

It finally happened! And in full force, too. No mere brushing up against 32 degrees as seems to usually be the case, we had two nights in a row that settled solidly into the mid-20s. Even our hoophouse tomatoes took a ...