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

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 8

Posted on July 31st, 2020
Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit and wisdom is not putting a tomato in a fruit salad. Let's ketchup for the upcoming week. The farm is going through a lull because of the heat waves. The effects of flower loss are starting to show up with lower yields in the fields. I plan for this as July is... read more »

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 9

Posted on July 24th, 2020
Life on the farm includes little miracles around every corner. Every pet owner knows that our furry, scaley, and feathered friends do not live forever. We enjoy their love and attention. We are always shocked when they misbehave and put human decision-making abilities into our expectations of them.... read more »

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 10

Posted on July 17th, 2020
Locally grown means I know the hands that put the seeds into the soil, and I know who cut the leaves, bunched it, and packed it into a crate. We have a lot of fun growing food. It feels good at the end of the day, putting together a meal filled with veggies and fruits picked just as they are ripe.... read more »

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 11

Posted on July 10th, 2020
You have an excellent farm share heading your way. Can you take an afternoon and hit the road for an adventure? Any day. Any afternoon. That inner voice can scream about all the things you need to do, all the reasons you hate going out in the heat, and all the people who need you to do something for... read more »

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 12

Posted on July 3rd, 2020
Growing food on a small scale is a challenge, no matter which way you tackle it. Weather is out of your control, but you can water. Weeds seem to grow overnight, but you can battle them. The wind whips in and tosses everything around, and you can work a knife around the battered bits and make a casserole.... read more »