Finally got around to posting the pictures we’ve taken over the last couple months on to the website. Just go to the slideshow on the photos tab at http://cullyneighborhoodfarm.org/photos-2/ to see.
Change in Cully Neighborhood Farm’s Status at the Cully Community Market
Hello Friends– I apologize if this is redundant for you. We wanted to write a quick note to let you know that we will no longer be doing the Cully Community Market. Our CSA is going great but unfortunately, we don’t have enough surplus nor the time and energy to warrant doing a market on… Continue reading Change in Cully Neighborhood Farm’s Status at the Cully Community Market
CSA share 7/14/11
Hello CSA Members! You are awesome! So far, we hope you have found the produce in your share varied enough to keep you excited about cooking. As we shift into the peak of summer, if you are a curious type we’d like to give you an idea of what to expect in your share over… Continue reading CSA share 7/14/11
CSA share 7/7
Wow July already! Here’s the rundown – lettuce – 1 head ‘double density’ (ruffled, speckled romaine), 1 head ‘pirat’ (blushed butterhead) red ursa kale – 1 bunch beets – 1 bunch fennel – 2 bulbs cabbage – 2 small heads – ‘alcosa’ is the savoy and ‘gonzalez’ the other summer squash – ~0.6 lbs (varieties… Continue reading CSA share 7/7
Hi all! The farm is transitioning into summer mode. Irrigation is in full swing, despite the occasional sprinkle we’ve received. We’ve moved our start production area out of the too-hot greenhouse. Summer crops are growing by leaps and bounds. This week saw a few zucchinis begin to ripen up, so you’ll probably see them in… Continue reading 6/30 share
Here’s a rundown of today’s share: – mixed lettuce ~0.4 lbs – head lettuce: “sucrine” is the romaine variety, and most of you got “australe” as the butterhead (2 of you got “pirat” like last week) – kale (variety “red ursa,” one of two that you will get from the farm) – 1 bunch –… Continue reading 6/16 share
Cully Community Market this Sunday, 6/12
Hello Friends– The Cully Community Market got under way last weekend at the new location on the NE corner of 42nd and Killingsworth. The location is great, the new vendors offer increased variety, and the vibes were neighborhoody and friendly. There are three or four urban farmers, an amazing plant start vendor, kettle corn, amazing… Continue reading Cully Community Market this Sunday, 6/12
I hope you’re ready to eat salad! This spring as you know has been pretty cold and wet, so some of the crops such as peas and beets are a little behind schedule. But the greens are happy! Next week should bring the first of the peas and fennel. In your share this week: garlic… Continue reading 6/9/11 Share
Cully Neighborhood Farm receives grant for garden education program
Cully Neighborhood Farm, in partnership with Trinity Lutheran Church, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, Concordia University, and the North East Emergency Food Bank is pleased to announce being rewarded a grant funded by East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District. The grant funds will sponsor the construction of a learning garden for students at Trinity Lutheran… Continue reading Cully Neighborhood Farm receives grant for garden education program
CSA Starts Next Week on Thursday June 9th!
Hello and happy spring! We’re getting ready for our first CSA share pickup coming up Thursday June 9th. Your share will be available between 430 and 630pm. Let us know if this does NOT work for you. Here are the details for the pickup: Come to Trinity Lutheran Church (5520 NE Killingsworth). Come south toward… Continue reading CSA Starts Next Week on Thursday June 9th!
Interview about urban farming with Michael Tevlin on Greenhorns Radio
This was a fun interview with Severine, the director of the Greenhorns, an organization that is documenting and encouraging the young farmer movement in America. Go to the page below to hear us discuss Cully Neighborhood Farm, how we got started, urban farming in general, and the Cully Neighborhood. http://www.heritageradionetwork.com/episodes/1567-Greenhorn-Radio-Episode-74-Michael-Tevlin-Cully-Neighborhood-Farm-Portland-Oregon
CSA spots still available!
Thanks to everyone who’s signed up so far for this first year of CSA! We still have 7 or so spots to fill, so if you or someone you know might be interested, please get in touch! Read more on the CSA page. Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org
Today we are officially announcing our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program for this year. We’re offering a small number of weekly produce shares available that people can purchase as a subscription in advance. This is an exciting step for us, as we believe the CSA model is one of the best ways of produce distribution… Continue reading New CSA!
Biznis Time, continued
It’s been all business this January. A grant for an education program proposal, a new business structure, new operating agreement, preparing for tax season with tax workshops, finishing the business plan for final approval by Mercy Corps, and making sure we’ve got accounting in place for the new year. Little by little, our business knowledge… Continue reading Biznis Time, continued
Taking care of business
Hello All– As January rolls around our fields still lay dormant, but we do not. We’re taking the opportunity presented by cold weather to get ourselves in line with other “indoor” projects. We are finishing a business plan and training with Mercy Corps NW in order to get a small business grant, we are working… Continue reading Taking care of business
A great first season
The season has officially ended as of last week. We harvested and did our individual orders one last time and what we harvested was close to the last of our produce, a great thing to use most all of it! Most things died in the big freeze a couple weeks ago too so it was… Continue reading A great first season
It’s been a while…
It’s been a while since my last post but I finally got back on the website to clean it up, post new photos, fix some typos, and spend hours staring at a computer. Other than that, a few things we’re excited about….. We’re excited that we now have a listserve! This means that the power… Continue reading It’s been a while…
Final Farmers Market Today!
Come to the Interstate Farmers Market at 3550 N. Interstate Ave. today from 3-7 to get some produce and celebrate a sweet first season of farmers markets for Cully Neighborhood Farm.
Interstate Farmer’s Market this Wednesday!
We’ve got so much bounty we had to add another market! We started last week at the Interstate Farmer’s Market at Kaiser Permanente on the south border of Overlook Park. It was fun last week being at a big market and having so much variety around us. I had awesome gluten-free bread, tamales, and berries… Continue reading Interstate Farmer’s Market this Wednesday!
Cully Neighborhood Farm makes the Oregonian
CULLY Urban farm keeps freshness on menu The Cully Neighborhood Farm is the latest urban farm to crop up in Portland. It joins several other agricultural entities inside city limits, including Zenger and 47th Avenue Farms in Southeast and Tryon Life Community Farm in Southwest. In Cully, Michael Tevlin and Matt Gordon are raising more… Continue reading Cully Neighborhood Farm makes the Oregonian