2019 Week 44, Summer CSA 22 of 26
Pepper, Sweet, Green
Farm Honey, for sale
Farm Ferments, for sale
Get in touch with Cecelia at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign-up.
Althea Bread is back
The garlic is in the ground, for the most part, which feels great, as last year the rains delayed us until Thanksgiving and later. I am waiting for a few mineral amendments, but after that we can tuck them under a bed of straw, and feel them growing in our dreams all winter long. As always, this is not the last thing we do this year, but the first thing we do for the next. And there is much vision, excitement, and hope in that act.
It was a wonderful last week on the farm, with your CSA memberships making it possible to purchase the local spray-free straw and compost for next year’s system. We also got an unexpected and really spectacular deal on the last of the soil amendments, and so saw those slip just under the budget line. That’s a major ‘Woot!’ or two, or seven. Next up are seeds, which we ought to get down to about $5000 this year via a few varieties and so better bulk discounts. We don’t have money for that right now, so tell your friends! :) If the Farmshare CSA isn’t quite their thing, the new Farm Bucks discount at the Farmstand might be. Also, as we haven’t bought the seeds yet, there’s still time for suggestions to filter into the 2020 Plan / 2019 Review.
Hope you all are well,
See you on the farm,