We are inching our way towards Winter Solstice. December 21st will be the shortest day (and longest night) of the year and then we are on our way back to longer days. Longer days mean faster growth for veggies in the garden. Every year I notice a slight decline in plant growth as we . . . → Read More: CSA Week 4
I hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving. You probably have tons of left overs and you’ve probably over done it on rich foods. The shares this week are meant to lighten things up in your kitchen with a focus on fresh greens. Enjoy!
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I started the day doubting whether we’d be able to shoot the third episode of The Fare Field today, but I went along with the group and later found myself thinking over and over how glad I was we had decided to stick with the plan. Even though the sky was threatening us the whole . . . → Read More: The Fare Field Episode with Anastasia of Mandolin Aegean Bistro
Let’s get into the swing of it!
It was really nice seeing all the CSA members last week at the Upper East Side Farmers Market for the first share pick up. The market seems like it’s going to be a great place to spend Saturday mornings. We started with 27 dozen eggs and a . . . → Read More: CSA Week 2
Here we go, this is it, the beginning.
As the farmer I always get a little nervous and tense just before each CSA season begins. It’s partly because I’m out of practice after a long summer and also because I’m eager to impress my members. By the time week one rolls around I’ve put . . . → Read More: First CSA Share
The Fare Field website launched about a week ago, marking the beginning of a very beautiful and inspiring new project in Miami. It’s a web based cooking show filmed at our garden, hosted by local chefs, using all local ingredients. Yes! The . . . → Read More: Introducing The Fare Field
First and foremost I’d like to thank everyone who came to our 4th annual Heirloom Tomato Seedling Sale. It was a beautiful day and the garden was bustling with activity for hours. October has brought us ideal weather for starting seeds and raising young plants so the seedlings looked very bright. At the beginning . . . → Read More: Seedling Sale Success
Preparing of the soil for Fall planting is nearly complete. We started cutting down cover crops in September and now, after hoeing, raking and hand weeding we are adding the final touches just before planting. Arugula, a rainbow of radishes, a variety of Asian greens, bush beans, carrots and kohlrabi are among the first . . . → Read More: Soil Amendments
Katia Bechara, 2013 volunteer and CSA member
‘Coming from a restaurant and wine background I have always been interested in farm to table. I am currently working for a wine importer and I spend my time working with family owned wineries that come . . . → Read More: Meet Katia