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eCHO bEND CSA Subscription Harvest, August 29, 2012

We had some wonderful visitors to the farm this week — a family who would love to take the leap and do exactly what we are doing someday. They asked to come pick my brain about raising their own food … Continue reading

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eCHO bEND CSA Subscription Harvest, August 22, 2012

Exquisitely beautiful, this harvest day. Sunshine for warmth. Light breeze to cool us. Music. Dancing. Laughter. Friends. Good news. Frustrations. Venting. Commiseration. Bounty and loss. Our garden, my Benders, is a place where good things happen. Where everything seems to … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Subscription Harvest, August 15, 2012

This is the kind of harvest day I love. Several shareholders and children helping to pick (Thank you Aldrich and Morrow families!). Various sets of friends and family milling about. Intern weeding berries. Men working on saving the packing shed … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Subscription Harvest, August 8, 2012

Bounty. I’m taking a short break in the battle against bugs and weeds to do a little food preservation— pickles, soups, sauces, and jams are all on the agenda for the coming week. It’s a good way to justify procrastinating … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Subscription Harvest, August 2, 2012

Many, many, huge, heartfelt thanks to the Aldrich family for their help keeping the farm going this week in our absence. Couldn’t have done it without you!!!   Your fight against the bugs was valiant.   We are forever in your debt.  … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Subscription Harvest, July 25, 2012

Disclaimer:  When you get a tomato from Echo Bend, you get a tomato. Ripe, luscious, thin-skinned, full-to-bursting — the epitome of fragile-must-be-eaten-soon deliciousness. A tomato. NOT a tomato bred to remain firm and unblemished even when stacked in boxes. A … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Subscription Harvest, July 18, 2012

Much like your green lawns and gardens, the high heat and drought have taken their toll on the salad greens.  This is the time of summer, however, to begin to really embrace different forms of salads besides leafy green.  Lettuce … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Subscription Harvest, July 11, 2012, and SURPRISE! Work Bee

So many new goodies in your baskets this week! Yippee!  High summer is descending, bringing with it lush bounty like zucchini and green beans. (We do say farewell to more greens this week, though.) And, psssstttt!  Hey! This is happening… … 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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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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