Wow, it’s August already! I took advantage of the unexpected thunderstorm this morning to create this newsletter. Usually I wait till most of the items for the weekly share are chosen or picked. It began raining about 7AM when the crew for the day arrived. We pushed the wagons of onions inside so they would…

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Hello friends! Greetings from under a tree. It’s too hot to be outside, but too cold for my overheated body in the AC; the shade will have to do. This week brings sweltering temperatures, but we’re prepared. Dad sets the start time to 6 a.m. instead of 7, and we get everything finished in safe(r) temperatures…

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We had a good inch or more of rain last Thursday evening, which is the most we have had since the wet period in May. You’ll notice that produce is a bit dirtier this week and may require another rinse or two, especially the head lettuce, due to the rainfall. We can ease up on…

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Hi Everyone, This week we have been planting broccoli, lettuce and watering the beets and carrots that germinated last week. We have some issues with beans, zucchini, cucumbers not producing like they should. We think that they dropped flowers during the hot days in July so there is little fruit. The yield on beans has…

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It looks like we will be having a break from all the wet weather and enjoy some heat and sunshine. We also look forward to seeing some of the benefits of the sunshine for plant growth. There are some great grilling options this week for the hot weather. Most of these veggies will be great…

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Hi, We brought chickens to B and B Poultry Processing this morning, fortunately it was not raining! It has rained a lot, and it seems to rain when I need to put chickens in crates to take to Hospers. This morning Jessica and Madeline helped. I will be picking up the frozen birds tomorrow afternoon.…

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