Farm Happenings at Farmer Joe's Gardens
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Farm Happenings at Farmer Joe's Gardens

[CSA Update] Last week of 2019 CSA

Posted on September 20th, 2019
It's been a quiet week on the farm, where I am doing more tractor work these days to prepare the fields for winter and beyond. Over the past six weeks, you have eaten your way through farm-fresh vegetables and fruits, and the entire farm team has focused on bringing those to you. The custom program has... read more »

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 2

Posted on September 13th, 2019
It's been a quiet week on the farm, where I pack peppers, eggplant, and tomatoes alongside my dad and three brothers.  The eggplant squeaks as it travels down the wash table.  The tomatoes give a rainbow of colors as they creep along.  The peppers bring me to tears - and then I remember... read more »

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 3

Posted on September 6th, 2019
It's been a quiet week on the farm, where I keep an eye on the skies no matter what the weather forecasters say.  I am thankful that I call Connecticut home.  I love Florida and the Carolinas - but I wouldn't want to call them home this past week when the updates about evacuations, and all... read more »

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 4

Posted on August 30th, 2019
It's been a quiet week on the farm, where I put a million miles into tractors. When I was 3 and 4 years old, my parents and grandparents spent hours every day in the barn in the top yard. They would often be packing vegetables for market. I spent most days across the driveway in the sandbox, making gardens... read more »

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 5

Posted on August 23rd, 2019
It's been a quiet week on the farm, and we are clinging to summer as it feels like it just started! We count down weeks in our CSA - similar to counting down the weeks left of summer freedom. As kids, we explode into summer with excitement, and we throw our bookbags into the back of the closet - not... read more »

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 6

Posted on August 2nd, 2019
Get excited about your first basket! Just some introductions as we welcome you this week to help you get to know us. I do like the phrase "Know your farmer, know your food!" I am Farmer Joe, and together with my wife, Homestead Ida, we are gearing up for our first customized share deliveries this week.... read more »