Monthly Archives: August 2011

Echo Bend CSA Harvest, August 31, Week 13/14

With a few more weeks to go in the CSA season, our baskets start resembling more of a late season harvest, with the addition of eggplant, edamame, raab, winter squash, and watermelon.  The summer has quickly outstripped my own personal … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Harvest 2011 Season, August 24, Week 12/13

We’ve recently been taking pounds of herbs to Watervale Resort for their meals, and we are thrilled to begin a new partnership with the brand spankin’ new longed-for store Charlie’s Natural Foods in Frankfort. Fresh! Organic! In Benzie County!  They … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Harvest, 2011 Season, August 17

After waxing philosophic last week, this week I shall be brief. I got’s people to see (a visit with the builders of this old farmhouse — more on that soon), bread to bake, good food to eat (Watervale BBQ), and … Continue reading

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Echo Bend: Up North Tradition

What a grand feeling to have summer visitors to the Echo Bend farmstand tell us that we are now part of their Up North family traditions. Each time a departing customer says, “We will see you next year!,” is a … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Harvest Season 2011, August 10

“Over the last decade our country has lost an average of 300 farms a week. Large or small, each of those was the lifes work of a real person or family, people who built their lives around a promise and … Continue reading

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CSA Season 2011, August 3

Now in week 9/10, we are more than halfway through the CSA season! This is a huge mile-marker for your happy, but tired, farmer. I now hope to start getting a handle on the weeds and doing more maintenance type … Continue reading

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