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2018 CSA Newsletter – Week #20

By Caty Poole | October 25, 2018

Notes from the Farm – 10/22/18: We have come to the final week our 2018 CSA, and we have a wonderful bounty to send you off with.  Potatoes, sweet potatoes, garlic, kale, radishes, lettuce, arugula or salad mix (pictured left), beet greens or chard, baby fennel bulbs and kohlrabi should all be part of this week’s harvest.  The farm has been touched with a few frosts over the last week.  The frost, coupled with some cold, blustery days and leaves turning on the field edges have confirmed that we are well in to the fall season, and that winter is not far off.  Before winter sets in fully we have much to do.  We’ll be sure all of our fields are in cover crop or mulch to protect the soil, we’ll plant our garlic and cover them with leaves, we’ll plant and sow hardy greens in the remaining space available in our tunnels for winter and spring harvest, we’ll shut down irrigation, prep tools and equipment for winter storage, and continue planning for the 2019 season. As we prepare for 2019, it is important that we reflect on the 2018 season thus far. In short, conditions this year were among…

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2018 CSA Newsletter – Week #19

By Caty Poole / October 25, 2018

Notes from the Farm – 10/15/18: We have two weeks remaining in our 2018 CSA, and while we are still…

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2018 CSA Newsletter – Week #18

By Caty Poole / October 25, 2018

Notes from the Farm – 10/8/18: There are just three weeks remaining in our 2018 CSA.  Though the CSA will…

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2018 CSA Newsletter – Week #17

By Caty Poole / October 25, 2018

Notes from the Farm – 10/1/18: The rain came down heavy last week, bringing 6.5 inches to the farm on…

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2018 CSA Newsletter – Week #16

By Caty Poole / October 25, 2018

Notes from the Farm – 9/24/18: Saturday was the 22nd of September, the fall equinox, and with it there has…

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2018 CSA Newsletter – Week #15

By Caty Poole / October 25, 2018

Notes from the Farm – 9/17/18: Rainbow carrots!  We always love pulling carrots from the soil, then making beautiful bunches…

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2018 CSA Newsletter – Week #14

By Caty Poole / October 25, 2018

Notes from the Farm – 9/10/18: On Thursday afternoon, our on-farm weather station showed the temperature at 99 degrees with…

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2018 CSA Newsletter – Week #13

By Caty Poole / October 25, 2018

Notes from the Farm – 9/3/18: September is here! I always look forward to the late summer and fall months…

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2018 CSA Newsletter – Week #12

By Caty Poole / October 25, 2018

Notes from the Farm – 8/27/18: We spent some of last week harvesting our potatoes and are happy to share …

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2018 CSA Newsletter – Week #11

By Caty Poole / October 25, 2018

Notes from the Farm – 8/20/18: Today, conditions were perfect. The air was noticeably cooler, clouds provided shade, there was…

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2018 CSA Newsletter – Week #10

By Caty Poole / October 25, 2018

Notes from the Farm – 8/13/18:   Garlic curing in the greenhouse This week we’ll send you home with some…

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2018 CSA Newsletter – Week #9

By Caty Poole / October 25, 2018

Notes from the Farm – 8/6/18: Bill Duesing, with garlic at Old Solar Farm When I moved to CT in…

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2018 CSA Newsletter – Week #8

By Caty Poole / October 25, 2018

Notes from the Farm – 7/30/18: The first Japanese eggplant are ready to harvest this week, and the Italian eggplant…

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