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Week 3: Fall CSA-November 3, 2014

Week 3: Fall CSA-November 3, 2014

Good morning all,

We are harvesting the following from the fields this week:

  • Potatoes*
  • Winter Squash*
  • Vitamin Green*
  • Mizuna
  • Arugula*
  • Lacinato Kale
  • Romaine lettuce*
  • Cilantro*
  • Spring Mix*
  • Bok Choi*
  • Parsley*
  • Dandelion Greens
  • Eggplant*

We had a light frost last night, despite a steady wind.  Temps were forecast in the mid-30's,but real feel was around 21 -brrrrrr! The delicate head lettuce was covered up under a floating row cover, essentially, a winter blanket for vegetables. 

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Week 2 2014 Fall CSA, October 28, 2014

Week 2 2014 Fall CSA, October 28, 2014

Good morning all,

We are harvesting the following from the fields this week:

  • Bok Choi*
  • Swiss Chard
  • Mizuna*
  • Eggplant*
  • Salad Turnips
  • Lacinato Kale*
  • Vitamin Green
  • Parsely*
  • Green Beans*
  • Spring Mix*

Fall temperatures are forecast to dip into the 30's soon! The frost blankets are going on this week, as soon as the thermometer ditches it's 80 degree reading!  All of our greens are frost tolerant to 28 degrees, but we don't want to take a chance on a settling cold pocket.  The frost blankets will give the plants a few degrees of heat over ambient temperatures.  Wind is our friend this time of the year.  A slight breeze will keep frost from settling on plants.

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Week 1 2014 Fall CSA, October 23, 2014

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Welcome to Week 1 of the 2014 Fall CSA Season.  Today is your first pickup of the season.  The following list of vegetables is what we have harvested for the first CSA boxes.  Any items with a star are found in the Small Share, everthing on the list will be in the Full Share. The number of items will most often be similar, but the quantity of items is the largest difference between the Full and Small Share.  We have a tremendous amount of greens this fall.  Click the hot link embedded in the name of the vegetable for an identifying photo.

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Week 21 CSA, October 7, 2014

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The Summer CSA is 22 weeks long, meaning next week if the final week.  For a continuation of the fantastic greens and fall veggies, Fall CSA Shares are available now.  Fall is a 6 week season, beginning October 23 and continuing with a weekly Thursday pickup until Wednesday, November 26, the day before Thanksgiving.

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Week 20 CSA, September 29, 2014

We are harvesting the following from the fields this week:

Garlic

Potatoes

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