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

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 12

Posted on June 30th, 2022
  Mine eyes smell onions: I shall weep anon. - William Shakespeare   Why onions make us cry If you run from onions because of the stinging tears, you know what is coming, and I want to help you avoid it. If you have never cut into a fresh dug onion - save these tips. Slicing into... read more »

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 13

Posted on June 23rd, 2022
Give peas a chance.They call me sweet pea.I lost one pea from my plate at dinner the other day. It was an escape-pea.I sat on some peas in the car. It was a bumpea ride.Some peas rolled off my plate, and one went far further than the rest. He was the cham-pea-on. Who says eating whole foods needs... read more »

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 14

Posted on June 16th, 2022
Committing to a farm share should be an adventure! Making favorite meals full of flavor is a great start. Making comfort meals that ease you through busy life is top on the to-do lists. Stretching the boundaries and tasting foods and vegetables you have never tried is an adventure. The fields are... read more »

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 15

Posted on June 14th, 2022
One can only eat so many salads. Having a bounty of fresh greens like kale, chard, collards, and lettuce can be overwhelming. We don't want to leaf you hanging! We have been planting and harvesting lettuce for four generations. When I began the CSA in 2010, it changed how we farm. I focused... read more »

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 16

Posted on June 2nd, 2022
Strawberries are the stars in the farm shares this week. The start of summer is always tied to those first ripe berries when they show color, and the little hands find the first snacks on the plants. I can't tell you why they are called strawberries or where that name came from - I couldn't get an answer... read more »