A New Season Ahead

A New Season Ahead

This past summer I wrote a newsletter every week for our lovely CSA Members, and neglected the blog somewhat. I’ll admit I do have a sore-spot for things in actual print;  things that can be held in the kitchen, and have tomato sauce splashed on them while...

Winter Solstice

Reflecting and setting intentions last night, in the stillness of the solstice, I came to a realization.  As a farmer, I’ve become too serious, too pragmatic.  A farmer’s world can be a world of incredible pressures; a mortgage to pay, interns to mentor, soils...
weekend of rain

weekend of rain

I love the sound of the rain.  It’s all I can hear.  Rain trickling flowing falling. relieved rain. Release rain, rinsing.  Happy rain. Ferocious rain.  All at once, everything-is-happening-right-now rain. Rain blown by wind sideways at the roof; dripping,...
An Open Letter to Restauranteurs

An Open Letter to Restauranteurs

* See follow up note below!   Something very disappointing just happened with a restaurant client.  Please read and find out the very simple ways you can help maintain a positive, and fruitful relationship with your farmers! When calling to inform our clients that we...
When we don’t talk

When we don’t talk

Did you know that “American farmers are four times more likely to commit suicide than the general population” (Foer)?  After reading that statistic I’ve been trying to remember, “Have I ever had a discussion about mental health with my fellow farmers?”,...