Monthly Archives: September 2011

Echo Bend CSA Harvest, September 28, 2011

Greetings, Benders! Happenings Around the Bend: This week brought us a nice little bit of press with a “Local Foodie” feature in the October issue of Traverse Magazine. Elizabeth Edwards graced us with a nice little write-up of the farm … Continue reading

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Echo Bend in Traverse Magazine!

Hey!  Check it out!  We made the “Local Foodie” section in the October 2011 issue of Traverse Magazine! Yeah for Echo Bend!! 🙂 p.s. For a good fall seasonal recipe, we also do a Cinnamon Orchard dried apple blend.

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Echo Bend CSA Harvest, Sept 21, 2011

The garden is fading, Dear Benders. I don’t hear or feel anything growing when I sit in the fall sunshine in the garden path. There is a stillness, and the harvest is now coming in mere spatterings of things, here … Continue reading

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Zucchini Muffins, Recipe

Zucchini Muffins w/ cinnamon frosting 3/4 c. butter 1/2 c. packed brown sugar 1/2 c. white sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 1 3/4 c. flour 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 2 cups shredded zucchini 1 cup coconut (optional) 3/4 … Continue reading

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CSA Harvest, September 14, 2011, Week 17

The garden is eerily quiet now, following the butchering of the pigs on Sunday. It was a solemn, somewhat teary morning, but Tom and I were both very proud of how our kids handled the affair. We had all grown … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Harvest, September 7, 2011, Week 15

Greetings, Benders! Crazy weather here ’round the Bend!  My fingers and toes were cold, wet, and stiff this morning during the harvest. These recent near-freezing overnight temperatures are very rapidly shifting the garden towards fall. (If anyone wants extra basil … Continue reading

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