CSA share 8/11/11

Here’s the roundup for this week: – 2 heads of garlic – “Italian Easy Peel” variety — and it is easy to peel! I love this variety for its hot flavor and its quickness to peel. It’s a hardneck variety so doesn’t store as well as most softneck garlic – swiss chard – 1 bunch…… Continue reading CSA share 8/11/11

CSA share 8/4/11

Hey there — I love it when gardens give surprises. For about 2 weeks I’ve noticed the eggplant plants looking (finally) happy and healthy and beginning to flower. So I was taken aback a little today when I bumped into an almost fully mature eggplant on the vine! The heat really does wonders for plant… Continue reading CSA share 8/4/11

CSA share 7/28/11

Hello! Well it feels like summer has finally arrived, and the eggplants, peppers, and tomatoes agree – they are growing leaps and bounds. Now let’s just hope it keeps up so we can see some actual ripe from fruit from those plants in the not-too-distant future. The tomatoes are getting nicely trellised into various shapes… Continue reading CSA share 7/28/11

Cully Neighborhood Farm Restaurant Produce List Week of 7/25/11

Hello chefs–Here are the items for this week. I’ve included variety, quantity, and price per pound or per each. Please forward to interested chefs: Cut Lettuce Mix: Up to 6 lbs. 6/lb (leaves are a medium size, larger than baby green size) Head Lettuce: Up to 15 heads or 15 lbs-$1.50/head or $1.00/lb Cooking Greens… Continue reading Cully Neighborhood Farm Restaurant Produce List Week of 7/25/11

CSA share 7/21/11

Let’s do the numbers… basil – small handful beet thinnings – bunch chives – bunch chard – bunch cucumber – 1 or so arugula – ~0.5 lb lettuce – 1 head of “sucrine” cut mixed lettuce – ~0.5 lb parsley – large bunch carrots – 1 bunch oregano cuttings with flowers – 1 bunch summer… Continue reading CSA share 7/21/11

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

6/30 share

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

6/16 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

6/9/11 Share

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

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?  matt@cullyneighborhoodfarm.org

New CSA!

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