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 28th, 2022
Behind the Share - YOU Make Great Meals! We are over halfway through the summer harvest with our week 8 CSA! Folks join our CSA for all kinds of reasons, from supporting local to eating healthier. The common bond - you make great meals out of all this amazing produce! I plan out what crops will be1 read more »

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 9

Posted on July 22nd, 2022
In 2010 we introduced our first chickens at the farm stand - Lucy and Ethel. We wanted chickens at the farm stand to make it feel more like a farm and educate folks on where their food comes from. We have partnered with local egg producers for a couple of generations. We grow great vegetables and1 read more »

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 10

Posted on July 14th, 2022
I have started to pick my sweet corn. Not all corn is the same - I hope you like the five types I planted this summer. I plant every week to stagger the harvest and to help buffer when we have extreme heat waves or droughts. Corn was taken out of the wild thousands of years ago, and modern corn dep1 read more »

[CSA Update] Welcome to week 11

Posted on July 7th, 2022
  Sweet and crunchy green beans start harvesting this week. Thank you for supporting locally grown - and for putting the can opener down. I have nothing against a good green bean casserole. Many holiday meals had a side dish because someone graciously brought that to the party. As the pandemic1 read more »

[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 a1 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 needs1 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 are1 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 focu1 read more »