Farm Happenings at Persephone Market Garden
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Farm Happenings at Persephone Market Garden

Late winter

Posted on February 23rd, 2021
Even though it's still winter, the Silver Maple in our yard is showing signs of spring. The sight of the growing buds always makes me smile and wonder -- it's still so cold, how is the Tree able to do that?? Thanks to the first round of CSA share sign ups, our Subsidized Share Fund now contains $130.... read more »

Barn Owl Box

Posted on February 19th, 2021
Winter project. Oskar and our friend Tom built a barn owl box. Yes, it even has a front porch. So the owlets can get out to stretch and strengthen their wings, without knocking each other to the ground, which would probably be fatal. It's a big box.Thorsten put it up with help from Brad and Mike. It... read more »

Sunny, snowy and cold!

Posted on February 11th, 2021
I hope the sun is shining where you are today! Even though the windy is bitingly cold, in sheltered spots the strength of the sun was noticeable today; warming my skin, despite the cold. Time to think spring and sign up for your CSA share! Harvie is ready for you to select your share size and pick... read more »

Groundhog Day and New Website (soon!)

Posted on February 3rd, 2021
Happy day-after Groundhog Day! I missed the prognostication yesterday, but apparently Willie predicted an early spring. I'm not sure that I'm ready for that. Either way, February 1st marks the halfway point between the winter solstice (December 21ish) and the spring equinox (March 21ish). This transition... read more »