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2016 CSA Breakdown

November 29th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

  Hello! Every year we calculate how much product our CSA members received through our main-season, 26 week share.  We have just recently finished the 26-week season so it is time to tally up all produce that you received and then calculate the return (or the amount of produce you received on-top of what you paidContinue Reading

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Winter Share 2016/2017

September 22nd, 2016 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Winter Share FULL for 2016/2017 We have filled all our slots for the Winter CSA for 2016/2017.  We are so thankful for the support from our members through the Winter months. Below are the details and pick-up info for the season.  Important to note that pick-ups are every other week, pre-bagged, and there are no pick-ups in January. Details: TheContinue Reading

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Welcome (Back)

April 21st, 2016 · No Comments · Uncategorized

A Special Hello to our new CSA Members and a Welcome Back to our returning friends and customers, some continuing after years of support.  We are so thankful to have such a great crowd of people to greet and interact with over the summer and fall.  Some of our CSA members have become great friends.Continue Reading

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March!

March 13th, 2016 · No Comments · Uncategorized

March has come along with global record breaking temperatures I am told.  It is interesting to consider that last weekend at a workshop with my crew we were learning a bit about weather patterns.  Apparently annual weather phenomena often works in opposite extremes.  For example, last year we could not drive, even with our tractors,Continue Reading

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February Update

February 5th, 2016 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Finally a bit of snow to help the farmer relax, settle in, read a book, and not feel as though they need to rush out into the sixty degree weather in order to find something farmy to do!  I love the snow.  The month of March is a long month, brown and wet, oscillating betweenContinue Reading

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(A)New(ther) Season

January 18th, 2016 · No Comments · Uncategorized

As some of you know from speaking with us at the pick-up or reading our blog posts (last winters post) we purchased a piece of property in the fall of 2014.  Over the course of the 2015 growing season we managed to clear half the property of brush, contracted a deer fence now installed, plowed,Continue Reading

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2015 CSA Breakdown

December 14th, 2015 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

(weekly breakdown and investment return below) We believe that through our CSA we are able to grapple with some of the thorny issues that persist in farming and food consumption in America.  For instance, local food and organic food is often seen as too expensive, sometimes prohibitively so.  Although many Americans today understand that theContinue Reading

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Winter CSA, Sign-Up Via E-Mail

October 2nd, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Greetings, we have another 8 weeks left of our Summer/Fall CSA program, concluding the last week of November.  Many of you have asked me “what will we do this winter without your vegetables?” We would like to invite you stay with us by joining our 14-week Winter CSA. Through the cold months of the yearContinue Reading

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Summer/Fall CSA Begins in One Month

May 4th, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Our 26 CSA season will begin in one month, June 4th.  The pick-ups are held every Thursday at Bell Street Chapel (5 Bell Street in Providence) between the hours of 3 and 7pm.  You will be updated as the time approaches.  Once the pick-up begins it will be your responsibility to make to the pick-upContinue Reading

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Victoria’s Tamale Fundraiser

April 27th, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Hello everyone! For the past two years I have been extensively planning and recipe testing and budgeting for my mobile tamale cart, ¡Holy Tamale! And now, finally, all of my ducks are in a row and I’m ready to start crowd-funding and making everything happen.Last year I interned at Big Train Farms, and it wasContinue Reading

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