Farm Happenings at Jade Family Farm
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Farm Happenings at Jade Family Farm

this is the last delivery of the season.

Posted on October 16th, 2022
Hello everyone, Yes, you read the title right- this is the last delivery of the season.  I hope it was enjoyable for you.  How quickly the seasons seem to go by-- it seems like only yesterday I was plowing in the warm light of April.  And yet too I feel like I've reached the end of a1 read more »

The fast and the not- so furious

Posted on September 25th, 2022
Hi everyone! Can you remember a quicker transition into Autumn than we have had this year?  It seemed to happen overnight.  Where did Summer go?  I just turn around and all of a sudden sweet potatoes are ready to harvest (see above) and we are drowning (not literally) in broccolini.&1 read more »

Off to the wedding!

Posted on September 15th, 2022
We're going to be celebrating my nephew's wedding this weekend, so I'm sending this out early.  Delivery is on Tuesday as normal. read more »

A plethora of greens

Posted on September 11th, 2022
Vividly do I remember the day in 9th grade-- thirty seven years ago-- when the word "plethora" was included in our vocabulary test for English class.  I have made an effort to use it at least once a year ever since.  It's a lot of fun, and I recommend you try it, if you aren't already doi1 read more »

this is the life!

Posted on September 3rd, 2022
I managed to slip away for a few days on Labor day weekend to the Upper Delaware, near Matamoras, Pennsylvania.  The river is beautiful here, with eagles and heron swooping about and ducks floating in the water, muskrats swimming around and the air cool and fresh with the promise of the changi1 read more »

all about fruit

Posted on August 28th, 2022
The harvest of hardy kiwi (kiwiberries) is just beginning.  This year's is a light crop, but we will have enough to go around.  For those of you unfamiliar with the fruit, pictured above, they are a smaller, smooth skinned variety of kiwi.  They are harvested firm otherwise they rot)1 read more »

my mistake

Posted on August 23rd, 2022
I accidentally closed the farmstand early.  Sorry!  It is back on now. read more »

Eternal Turtle Power

Posted on August 21st, 2022
Hello! I stumbled-- almost literally-- upon this delightful fellow yesterday while walking through the woods on our farm.   Sometimes it is easy to get so caught up work and other responsibilities that  don't take the time to simply enjoy being alive on this planet, but it is always1 read more »

we're back!

Posted on July 31st, 2022
Hello!  And welcome to the summer season.  I had a great time taking July "off" and I am happy to say that this year I may-- no promises, but it's possible-- get through the season with (most) of my sanity intact.  That being said we are suffering several setbacks on the production e1 read more »