Monthly Archives: April 2011

SSF in L/A Magazine!

Hey, could that be one of the Summit Springs Farm layin’ ladies on the cover of the most recent (May 2011) issue of Lewiston Auburn Magazine?  Indeed!  Thanks to the magazine, author Ruth Decoster, and photographer David Hill for including … Continue reading

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Poor man’s fertilizer?

As I watched the snow fall for most of yesterday (!!) and even stick a bit in some spots, I figured I ought to post a little something about the concept of a late spring snowfall being, in the words of … Continue reading

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Earth Day & inspiring books

Howdy, and happy Earth Day!  Friend, CSA member, and garden blogger Jean Potuchek let us know about a fun project going on today in the blog-o-sphere.  A gardening blog called The Sage Butterfly came up with the idea of an “Earth … Continue reading

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April farm updates…

You’d hardly know it was April today:  overcast, temps in the mid-30s, hard rain now and again, and this morning, some lightning, thunder, and hail.  Hmmm…  Well, no worries…spring is springing, though slowly… Last week, the day came to do … Continue reading

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The Seven of Pentacles

“The Seven of Pentacles” by Marge Piercy Under a sky the color of pea soup she is looking at her work growing away there actively, thickly like grapevines or pole beans as things grow in the real world, slowly enough. … Continue reading

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April 1 storm video

Here’a a little video of contrasts: snowstorm outside, greens and seedlings inside. Enjoy!

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