The Importance of Knowing Your Farmer

You’ve probably read about the massive fresh vegetable recall that seems to be growing faster than okra on a sunny day. If you haven’t read about it you probably should, the list of stores who sold the recalled vegetable is short: Walmart, Trader Joe’s, Aldi, Safeway, Albertson’s, Pak’N Save, Vons,… Continue reading

New Share Boxes!

I am ridiculously excited about our new share boxes, particularly the half shares! The Half share boxes are much taller than the old ones and don’t have the big holes in the bottom and they are lovely colours. Continue reading

Endless Possibilities

plowed field

I love newly prepped rows. It’s like a blank canvas to an artist. I could plant anything in these rows, just as the artist could paint anything on the canvas. In reality, these particular rows have been planned out for months, but it’s fun to dream. What would you plant? Continue reading

How to Choose a Farm Share

I just read a great article from the Cornucopia Institute entitled How to Choose a Farm Share, but I would have used How to Tell if a CSA is a CSA. The article isn’t about whether or not supporting a CSA would be a good fit for you, it assumes… Continue reading

Visiting the RoboBees

I spent yesterday evening with a wonderful group of people discussing, in great detail, the animals that like to eat our vegetables. It’s a discussion we have at home quite often, but my companions last evening were not farmers. They were not gardeners. They were inventors and they wanted to… Continue reading