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Farmsgiving

{Anne is dwarfed by the eroded sandstone rock formations} It's finally cold. Which means it's nice and toasty inside by the woodstove (we look forward to firing that up every year). It's been a long, languorous ...
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2017 – Here We Come!

Think it's too early to think about 2017? Think again! The field is officially sleeping for the season. Our garlic started sprouting pretty quickly with the insanely warm temperatures of the past couple weeks, but ...
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End of the Season

Well, it's late October, and we still haven't had a killing frost yet (amazing!) but it's still time to wrap things up for 2016 - our FIFTH SEASON! We've learned so much, grown so many plants, and been through just about ...
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Frosts and Leaving the Third Dimension

{Anne and Justin taking down the tomato trellis} Mid-October is already here! This time of year things change so rapidly compared to July and August. The sun sets earlier and earlier, rises later and later. Nighttime ...
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Back to the Farm

We pulled back into the driveway after our trip to the Boundary Waters and opened the door to a humid 80 degrees without any breeze. With mosquitoes. Ack! Everything that our week up north wasn't - but fortunately the ...
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Getting Away

{Milkweed seeds ready to fly away!} Unthinkable in August, but late September? You betcha. The Boundary Waters are beckoning, and Anne and I will be taking some time off with friends up there. Everything with the CSA ...