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Farm Happenings for June 16, 2020

Posted on June 13th, 2020
Featured veggie this week is the Chioggia beet - otherwise known as the candy cane beet. This is a wonderful combination of awesome sweet flavor and it doesn't bleed! This is definitely the one you want when an apron is not handy. We love introducing varieties of veggies you just don't find in the regular... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 9, 2020

Posted on June 6th, 2020
Even a bad apple has a heart... The heat is coming on … tensions are high as we go into summer. Let's hope the front lines stay safe and civil society holds its head high this week. Whether you are out on the streets, at work or still at home we are here to fuel the stamina and clear thinking... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 2, 2020

Posted on May 31st, 2020
Eating well through interesting times... Launching rockets into space and molotov cocktails into buildings. The Chinese curse "May you live in interesting times" has taken on a new meaning these days. As we head into the Summer season it appears normal just keeps slipping further away from our grasp. What... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 26, 2020

Posted on May 23rd, 2020
Heading into the Summer season … time to reflect on all of the changes that were thrust upon us during Spring and start making tentative plans for the Summer as we slowly emerge from our homes and make way for new normal. CSA Summer session is starting the first week of June. Hopefully I got it... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 19, 2020

Posted on May 16th, 2020
Peaches 101... This is one of big CSA loves!  They are one of the hardest things to grow as their sweetness attracts pests of all varieties from deer to fungi. Everyone and everything it seems loves a peach. We pick them so that there is a good blush but not dead ripe so they survive the trip... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 12, 2020

Posted on May 9th, 2020
Banned ! Updates in the Food Safety Act has hit home for Nina the dog who is longer allowed to romp freely in the orchards... one would hope that there are bigger safety issues that Washington needs to address than farm dogs patrolling their territory. As a result there will be more deer, coyotes, racoons,... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 5, 2020

Posted on May 2nd, 2020
This guy and 6 of his buddies were caught out in the strawberry field last week... and there are still more. It was late night u-pick partying in the field... let's hope they were practicing social distancing!! These guys... and the blackbirds... and the mockingbirds... and I am sure others out there... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 28, 2020

Posted on April 25th, 2020
Supporting Farms .. with cream of mushroom soup? Many of you have been hearing about the food being wasted when the supply chain broke down these last few weeks. We have had a few emails asking about where Farmers Fresh lies in all of this chaos and I thought I would take a moment to highlight some... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 21, 2020

Posted on April 18th, 2020
A little birdie told me... The images streaming in through our TV and on-line are starting to show the COVID virus ripple effects. This may end up having an even bigger effect on our society as we know it than the virus itself. Many people that are truly confused these days about what is going on and... read more »