Week 11

The big haul this week is the romano green beans.  They are on in abundant full force!  A few other new tastes as well: padron peppers and eggplant.  Here’s the full list: Padron peppers – These are a Spanish specialty pepper, all the rage in foodie restaurants.  NOTE: About 1 in 10 are spicy! The rest are mild.Continue reading “Week 11”

Week 10

We had a robust weeding and transplanting session this afternoon.  All of the hardiest winter salad greens are in the ground: radicchio, escarole, and sugarloaf chicory.  Also, the last seeding of carrots went in the ground today, the ones we’ll be eating in November.  There’s still a lot of hand weeding and trellising to doContinue reading “Week 10”

Thank You!

I want to publicly thank all the folks who contributed to the farm’s Barnraiser campaign to help buy a new walk behind tractor and implements.  Thanks to each and every one of you! Joe Slaughter, Becky Reddaway, Anya Hankin, Sam Slaughter, Anthony DeFalco, Stephanie Parrish, Ethan Flaherty, Jenny Bedell-Stiles, Kirsten Burt, Rebecca Neel, Chad Dermann,Continue reading “Thank You!”

Week 8

Fennel, carrots, 2 heads of lettuce, kale, zucchini, garlic, and beets.  Monday shares also get broccoli today and Thursday shares last week had broccoli.  When broccoli is ready you have to get it!  It won’t wait around very long.  I don’t grow much broccoli at all because it takes up so much space for theContinue reading “Week 8”

Week 7

In the share this week: carrots “napoli” – these are sizing up! cabbage – “nash’s green” – an open pollinated variety bred in Washington for organic systems.  I’m super excited about this variety as it is performing so well!  Most cabbage varieties that organic market growers use these days are hybrids, but here’s an open pollinated variety that isContinue reading “Week 7”

CSA Week 6

Look at this fabulous scene!  Tomato trellising amidst toddlers, bikes, and umbrellas.  We had lots of great helpers yesterday during our community farm hours . In your share this week: snap peas – probably the last of them for the season collard greens – some seriously large leaves! bok choi – makes a little reprise here for some variety “napoli”Continue reading “CSA Week 6”

Week 5

The first carrots are in the share today – an exciting event for me and hopefully for CSA members as well.  Carrots are probably my favorite crop.  They are so satisfying to eat and a good challenge to grow. Carrots “napoli” – a bunch of medium-small carrots today. Kale “rainbow lacinato” – I really like this beautifulContinue reading “Week 5”

Help wanted! Part-time farm crew position…

Cully Neighborhood Farm seeks a part-time farm crew member for a 3.5-4.5 month position starting mid-May.  Work days are Mondays and Thursdays.  Ideally Mondays are long days (~8-5) and Thursdays are shorter (~8-1).  This position will mostly be helping harvest, wash, and pack produce, plus other tasks as necessary.  Previous experience on a diversified organically-orientedContinue reading “Help wanted! Part-time farm crew position…”

Barnraiser Tractor Fund Update

I’m excited. I’m getting the details of our walkbehind tractor and implement purchase together. I’ve sent a downpayment! I’m drawing up plans for a shed extension to house the new equipment. I feel supported and grateful. Thank so much to all who have given to our Barnraiser campaign! http://bit.ly/1lZyd29 So far we have raised $3600, exceeding our initialContinue reading “Barnraiser Tractor Fund Update”