Monthly Archives: August 2009

CSA pick-up #12

This week’s share includes the following: 2 pounds of potatoes 4 cucumbers 1 lb zucchini and/or yellow summer squash 1 bunch of carrots 1 kohlrabi 1/3 lb bag of baby Red Russian kale -OR- baby Swiss chard 1 hot pepper … Continue reading

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Canning and Idling

Happy weekend to all! It’s still muggy, but at least we got a little rain last night with more expected today. Some crops, especially those we’ve just put in the ground in the past couple of weeks, really need it! … Continue reading

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CSA pick-up #11

This week’s share includes the following: 2 pounds of potatoes 3 cucumbers 1 lb zucchini and/or yellow summer squash 1 bunch of carrots 1 kohlrabi 1 green bell pepper 1 bunch of onions 1 head of garlic 1 bunch of … Continue reading

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CSA pick-up #10

We’ve reached our 10th pick-up of the season!  How ’bout that?  This week’s share includes the following: 2 pounds of new potatoes 1/2 lb beans (Choose between yellow wax, green provider, or royal burgundy) 3 cucumbers .3 lb bag of … Continue reading

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Blight article in NYT

Check out this excellent article in the New York Times about the northeast’s troubles with late blight this season. It’s entitled “You Say Tomato, I Say Agricultural Disaster“. It’s especially revealing how they suspect the disease got such a foothold … Continue reading

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CSA pick-up #9

This week’s share includes the following: 2 pounds of new potatoes 1/2 lb beans (Choose between yellow wax, French fillet, or royal burgundy) 3 cucumbers .4 lbs turnips 1 lb zucchini and/or yellow summer squash 1 bunch of Red Russian … Continue reading

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The Weeding Party Report

As Sunday winds down, we Summit Springs Farmers are tired but relieved to have had some significant weed pressure relieved as a result of the efforts of some very dedicated CSAers and friends!  Thanks to all who came to our … Continue reading

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“The Year the Grinch Stole Tomato Season”

Our old friend and fellow farmer, Megan Haney, opened her farm’s weekly e-newsletter thusly: “Had Dr. Seuss lived through this summer, he might years from now be hailed as the man who gave us … “The Year the Grinch Stole … Continue reading

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