Spring is in the air today, perhaps for another day and then say it will snow. We are spending most days in the greenhouse preparing for spring. We purchased two pallets of organic potting mix last month and we are making a good dent in the first one. Our first seeds have germinated and are…

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It is a beautiful morning again. We look forward to some warm weather and some catching up. The big news I couldn’t really share with you last week, because it wasn’t mine to share at the time I composed my weekly email, is that Janna and I are grandparents. I’m sure many remember our daughter…

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Another 1/2 inch in the rain gauge at 5:30 this morning, and it’s still coming down at 8, so I told the crew, or most of the crew, no work this morning because it is too wet. The weeds are having a head start on most crops because we cannot get to them. It seems each time…

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In this week’s shares we have: Spinach, Leaf Lettuce, Chives, Arugula, Salad Mix, Sweet Potatoes, and Basil. We are thrilled to offer spinach with the weird weather we’ve been having.  We had two really nice beds of spinach that overwintered and is “frost sweetened.”  the leaves are rather large, but it tastes great! We had…

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In the morning it feels like spring the last two days, but then by late afternoon when we are really rolling, the students come out to work, and boom it is dark. Then you know it’s almost all over! This time SIOUX CITY we would like to meet at the market location BUT at 4…

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This week we are selling Ham from Berkshire pigs sliced, 5# hams slices are 1/2 inch thick, we have a limited number, its first come first served, great for Thanksgiving or Christmas. $30 each. Beginning this week we also have boxes of Carola potatoes, a potato in your box this week that stores very well.…

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Hi Everyone, It’s been a busy week! I created work for myself late last week by not watching where I was driving and took out a water hydrant! I needed to replace it to use water to wash vegetables in the packing shed so I rented a mini excavator and dug a hole next to…

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In the box: Arugula Salad Mix Salad turnip Peppers, those red ones are our daughters favorites, we call them lipsticks, people ask if they are hot, they are sweet. Beans Carrots Sweet Potato Eggplant Garlic Onion Spaghetti Squash Leek Cauliflower Fall is on the calendar, it feels a little warm but that means you may…

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In the box for September 9 we have pink radish, onion, colored and jalepeno peppers, Nicola and Yukon potatoes, cherry tomatoes, celeriac root, red cabbage, choi, broccoli, garlic, parsley, and acorn squash. It’s likely that between seeding, weeding, feeding, harvesting and packing that about 12 to 14 different individuals had a part in putting this…

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Yes, the tomatoes are FINALLY ripening in numbers. They still have a long way to go after a late start from our cool spring, and we are hoping that the weather will continue to be good so that we get some decent production before any hard frosts hit. Enjoy the taste of summer! We need…

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