Category Archives: fruit

Flowers, flowers, everywhere

A new wave of flowers and ornamentals got planted today. Some seedlings from the greenhouse, others direct-sown seed — zinias, cosmos, impatients, nasturtiums, edible flower mix, coleus. Many went in front of the house — around the spiral and above the walls and stairs. So green and lush everywhere! Judging from the blackberries and insects, […]
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Once in a lifetime…

Plans for the fundraiser are really coming together. Chef Mark has a nice outline for the food-prep and cooking schedule. We have several folks already eager to help out over the three days. Food-prep will start two days prior to the actual Sept. 18 fundraiser … well sort of, since technically you could say food […]
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solar showers ahoy

we are getting some of the final touches on our farm and facilities.  a solar shower is being made ready for the farm site, especially timed for the yoga retreat mado and meghan are bringing here this weekend.  we are weed eating in all manner to make the place shine and glow.  no one can […]
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Jammin’ July

Last week we made some yummy blueberry jam. Before that, we made at least two huge blueberry pies, one 12-inch tart, countless blueberry pancakes, and still there are gallons to put up in the freezer. Yay! I’m contemplating blueberry salsa to go with dinner tonight and am wondering what other unsual ways I can make […]
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Fruit around the corner

There is so much fruit ripening everywhere. Pears and TONS of blueberries were what I noticed walking around today. There are probably cherries about ripe too, though i wasn’t over on that end of the farm to take a peek today. I planted nasturtiums, sunflowers, calendula, and mixed wildflowers. I hope the chickens don’t eat […]
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