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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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
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
On the one hand we have a field of mature Sunn Hemp cover crop with bananas in the background as well as roselle, yucca and galangal in the foreground. On the other hand we have trays of the very first germinating seeds of the season, . . . → Read More: End of One Season, Beginning of The Next
Saturday, October 19th 2013
10am-3pm RAIN OR SHINE, FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
At the Little River Marker Garden
October is the best time to start a garden in Miami if you want to get the most out of the growing season. Our 4th Annual Heirloom Tomato Seedling Sale . . . → Read More: 4th Annual Heirloom Tomato and Veggie Seedling Sale
December is a blur to me. After being pregnant for nine months, my baby, who was due on December 14th, was more than 2 weeks late. She was born at home, big and healthy, on January 2nd and we are overwhelmed with happiness to finally hold her.
In the meantime, crops in the garden . . . → Read More: Back in Business
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