It looks like we have a week of sunshine to look forward to. Our big fall greens planting will go in as will lots of transplants. We are hoping that by Wednesday the soil will be dry enough to work. It rained all day Monday. We are still working on getting our online farm stand going. We will let you know when that is live.
The Vegetable share includes Zucchini and Summer Squash, Cucumbers, Greens, Scallions, Herbs and Carrots or Beets. Kohlrabi is the substitution.
The Fruit share is a choice of Organic Blueberries or Cherries.
Where did last week go? We did not post the share. But we did get lots done on the farm. Soon crazy time will be over. All the crops are planted by the end of August. On Tuesday the farm was for the first time looking like it could use some water and water did we get. We had just finished transplanting lettuce when the sky turned black and unloaded a couple of weeks worth of rain.
The Vegetable Share for the week includes Lettuce, Herbs, Zucchini and Summer Squash, Cucumbers, Kohlrabi, and a choice of Spinach, Chard or Arugula. The substitutions are Bok Choi or Japanese Turnips.
The Fruit Share includes organic blueberries and sweet and tart cherries.
There will not be a distribution on Thursday in Buffalo because there is a big birthday party going on. The Buffalo share was started a week before the other shares in anticipation of the 4th.
The Vegetable Share includes Scallions, Chard, Lettuce, Greens, Cucumbers and Zucchini. The substitutions are Japanese Turnips and Radishes.
The Fruit Share is two quarts of Strawberries. Peak Strawberries are over but we have Cherries to look forward to next week!
The new barn is almost ready for us. Electric is being installed now. Once it is finished we will have our farm open house.
The Vegetable Share for the week includes Cucumbers, Lettuce, Spinach, Greens and Bok Choi. The substitutions are Radish and herbs.
The Fruit Share involves Organic Strawberries from Abers.
If this year was to have a theme it would be rain. It is like we are stuck in a tropical rainy season without the sunshine and heat. The good news is that we have lots of crops in the ground and the roots and vegetables do not seem to mind the dampness.
The Vegetable share for this week includes Spinach, Basil, Cucumbers, Lettuce, Bok Choi and greens. The substitutions are Japanese Turnips and Radishes.
The Fruit share involves Organic Strawberries from Abers Acres.
Despite being challenged by natural and other setbacks, we are up and running for another season. We have lots of crop in the ground and although it has been colder than usual we have Cucumbers and the Zucchini is flowering. Thanks to everyone who returned for another year of the Native Offerings Farm Share and welcome to the new shareholders. We do have fruit and vegetable shares available.
The surveys given out last Fall told us that most shareholder want the ability to order extra fruit or vegetables or meat cuts through our online farm stand for delivery to the distributions sites. We plan on beginning this service this month.
The Vegetable Share this weeks includes Lettuce, Cucumbers, Greens, Asparagus and Spinach. The substitutions are herbs and radish.