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Dreaming of CSA 2014

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Onions, garlic and and a few apples.

That’s all that remains from last year’s harvest.

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The onions are good – still firm & pungent. The garlic is the smallest of the small but not yet sprouting. Many of  the apples – not super crisp anymore – are firm enough to eat. The softer ones we make into apple sauce, the even softer ones are enjoyed by the rabbits, and the chickens feast on the apples that are spoiling.

Of course there are fruit & vegetables preserved in jars on the shelves of the fruit cellar in the basement, and bagged in the freezer. But how I long to bite into a fresh, ripe & juicy peach! Or grab a handful of sweet cherries as I walk through the orchards …

We’re doing what we can!

Along with our dreaming about fresh fruit & vegetables, we are also planning and planting. The first seeds are already germinating and growing – tomatoes, eggplant, peppers both sweet & hot, and lots of different herbs …

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The details of our CSA (community supported agriculture) program for 2014 are finalized and posted here on our blog.

Here are some pictures to remind us of last season, and what we are looking forward to …

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Remember – 1st CSA pick up is in 2 1/2 months!

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4 thoughts on “Dreaming of CSA 2014

  1. Hi Ron, How refreshing to look at your pics after this winter! Thanks : )

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  2. Oh my goodness, I’m so excited! The new seedlings have me misty eyed; they’re such harbingers of spring and fresh tasty food.

  3. Those pictures of all that fresh produce have made me VERY excited for spring/summer 2014! Can’t wait to get back to local food!!!

  4. All that produce looks so delicious!! Wish we were closer to spring. And closer to your orchards to take advantage…

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