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Springtime at Family Farms CSA

Blog: Family Farms CSA   -   Wednesday April 02, 2014   -   By Foster

Spring is here! Yes! Spring has arrived at Family Farms CSA east of Sherman, Texas.   Along with spring has come a veritable cornucopia of veggies and delicious food for your table. Call Foster Fogarty and find out when you can come...

2014: THE BEST YEAR EVER!

Blog: Dinihanian's Farm Market   -   Thursday January 23, 2014   -   By Suzanne52

Welcome to the first entry for the Dinihanian Farm/ YourCSA.com blog. We are just getting out of the "chute", so to speak, with planning the new season for 2014.  Evan and I have been working hard making our farm plan for this year's gardens....

mostly leves this week, all delicious

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Monday June 10, 2013   -   By Laura

Greeting shareholders, This week, we'll have lettuce, Asian greens including bok chois, yukina, and a few Chinese cabbage, and radishes.  I'd hoped to have a bit more crunch for you to balance out the leaves, but the crunchy things are just a little...

Spring? That's What the Calendar Says..

Blog: Good Earth Farmers   -   Wednesday March 20, 2013   -   By Stephen

Another Year? Our last blog entry was over a year ago--how can that be? We've been busy, of course. This past year only saw us take a couple of breaks from farming. Stephen often remarks about how much we've learned over the past seven years. Now...

Shady Vegetable Garden Plans

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday March 08, 2013   -   By Katie

A few weeks ago I shared on our Facebook page that I was getting excited about ordering seeds for 2013. Our friend and CSA customer Joli Lorion-Fytczyk commented asking about what sorts of plants to grow in a shaded yard. What a wonderful question! She...

Awaiting Spring!

Blog: Windstone Farm   -   Monday March 04, 2013   -   By Terry

No that the days are over 11 hours long I am awaiting things to start to spring to life in the hoop house. The cilantro is just beginning to show signs of new growth. We need a bit more sunshine than Mother Nature has been supplying us with lately. Looks like...

One Day CSA this weekend, non members welcome. Le...

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Wednesday October 24, 2012   -   By Laura

Greetings Abbe Hills CSA shareholders and friends,   In this week between the end of the CSA season and the beginning of the winter markets in Mt Vernon, we've still got lots of wonderful garden.  So we're having a One-Day-Only-CSA this...

Very good rain, last pickup of the season. Thank ...

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday October 19, 2012   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders,   Tomorrow, Saturday, October 20th, 10:00 until 2:00, is the last pickup of the 2012 season.  We'll have potatoes, onions, garlic, turnips, carrots, beets, radishes, winter squash, braising greens, leaf...

Good fall harvest this week. Brussels need more c...

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday October 12, 2012   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders,   Tomorrow, we'll have potatoes, onions, garlic, kale and collards, chard, turnips, radishes, winter squash, leaf lettuce, cabbage, the last of the sweet and hot peppers, cilantro and parsley, arugula, a few braising...

Full Moon

Blog: Winged Elm Farm   -   Saturday October 06, 2012   -   By Brian

I was standing in the oldest orchard. The light was provided by the full moon. High and staggered clouds were moving across the sky providing a stop and go slide show with the moonlight. And, I was reminded again that one of the principle joys of living in the...

Fall Has Arrived

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Friday October 05, 2012   -   By Twilya

So tomorrow is Veg Fest in Lincoln, Ne and I am VERY excited.   I have been told to expect a lot of people so as I prepare, I am making some change that I hope will simplify tomorrow.   I am pre-weighing things like onions, tomatoes, spinach,...

Fried by freeze. Pickup this week is Saturday

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Monday October 01, 2012   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders,   This is the week that we switch to pickup on Saturdays.  DON'T COME FOR YOUR VEGETABLES TODAY OR THURSDAY!  Instead, come on Saturday, Oct 6, 10:00 until 2:00.  I'll send you a note Friday morning to...

Here comes October!!!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday September 29, 2012   -   By Twilya

Wow this was a busy week.   Last Sunday, after OCFM, I rushed home and in record time prepared a birthday dinner for my Autie and our guests.   It was such a frantic rush that I did not even unload my car from the market until Monday morning, but...

fall crops are planted, lovely tomatoes, watermelo...

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Monday September 10, 2012   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders, This week, we'll have tomatoes, sweet peppers, eggplant, kale and collards, watermelons, garlic, potatoes, onions, beans, summer squash, cukes, herbs, hot peppers, edamames, and a few cabbages.  Whew!  Lots of...

Starting fresh!

Blog: Nostalgic Necessities   -   Monday July 30, 2012   -   By Julie

It's a new day in the life of our little farm! We are offering handmade craft items right now with a continuing focus on the growth of other products. We are starting some greens, lettuces, and other fall crop items. We are also planning for our fiber and...

See You in the Morning at the Old Cheney!!!!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday June 23, 2012   -   By Twilya

The past few days have been busy at L’Ecuyer Gardens.   Keeping up is proving difficult.   This week the girls have kept me running with t-ball games and swimming lessons and I have kept busy planting, picking and WEEDING.   We have had...

Caught in a Whirlwind!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Wednesday June 20, 2012   -   By Twilya

This week has been a whirlwind.   We forgot that swim lessons started this week so there has been a mad dash to modify our schedule.   I nearly drowned when I was Autie’s age so for me swim lessons are mandatory.   At the pool I was able...

Farm is progressing!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Wednesday June 13, 2012   -   By Rowena

While my head is not spinning I thought I would take a moment to sit down and update you to some changes.  Sales are climbing so we are only growing for the CSA at this time, and what a relief that is.  It was hard growing for the larger basket...

The Birds, Bees and Hazards of Wild Fruit

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday June 05, 2012   -   By Twilya

This morning started with a visit to the pea patch.   The current rows are nearly finished.   I sold most of what was picked today already and will hopefully have some for Sunday.   I have two more rows that are just starting to flower and...

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