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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 Subscription Harvest, July 4, 2012

Happy (Sweaty) 4th of July,  Benders! I’m grateful to have my farm boy home today to help me with the harvest. We got an early start and finished up by lunch time.  I don’t think I’ve ever actually had sweat … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Subscription Harvest, June 27, 2012

What a lucky farm girl I am!  This week, both of my sisters and my lovely niece helped with the harvest! What fun to get to direct my OLDER sisters about and make them work up a sweat! 😉 Here! … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Subscription Harvest, June 20, 2012

Last week brought us freezing overnight temps, this week we are roasting like a broiler chicken on a spit! Everything is growing like it’s July, though. Big tomatoes are setting on the maters and peppers are sizing up. In mid-June! … Continue reading

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Echo Bend CSA Subscription Harvest, June 13, 2012

Freeze warnings last night!? Mid-June!? Really?  Hello climate change. Thank you, thank you, thank you USDA and NRCS for my hoop house, which kept our maters, peppers, cukes, and melons warm and toasty safe last night. This week we have … 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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CSA Season 2011, July 20

Harvest dinner: buttercrunch lettuce, stupice heirloom tomatoes, basil, and grilled red norland potatoes. Steak courtesy of Honor Market. Early harvesting to beat the heat today, and it felt good to finish up by 11:30! Luckily, there was a gentle breeze … Continue reading

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