Corduroy Roads

I learned about corduroy roads when we researched Karl’s family tree and found out his great-great-grandfather, Lorenzo Dow Hill (Co. I, 25th Ohio Volunteer Infantry), was injured in the Civil War. His second injury was when a Minié ball struck him on the first day of fighting at Gettysburg. He… Continue reading

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

Where?

We deliver to individual houses and apartment buildings and office buildings all over Washington DC. We also deliver to suburban Maryland with some restrictions: all of our deliveries are within the Washington Beltway OR along the 210 corridor. Deliveries are door-to-door for houses and door-to-desk or door-to-reception for condos and… Continue reading

Not us!

There was an opinion piece in the New York Times this week entitled Don’t Let Your Children Grow Up to Be Farmers that I’m sure you have all seen. If it hasn’t been shared with you dozens of times via Facebook, twitter and email, it must be that you are… Continue reading