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May 13, 2015

We’ll start the CSA the week of June 10th. Wednesday sites, you’ll start on 6/10 Thursday sites, you’ll start on 6/11 Saturday sites, you’ll start… Read More »May 13, 2015

May 5, 2015

We have two great plant sales this week with a wide variety of vibrant starts for your garden. One in Chicago’s historic Logan Square neighborhood… Read More »May 5, 2015

October 29, 2014

Today I would like to say that I now truly and firmly believe that the entire flipping planet has lost its mind. In fact, I almost registered for the one-way mission to Mars until I realized that I would be taking other humans with me. I’m sure they don’t want a disgruntled, ranting maniac on the ship anyway.

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October 8, 2014

What’s our day like? I’m glad you asked.

At this time of year, the sun is coming up later and later each day. Needing sunlight to harvest, the crew comes in at 7. It’s early October and everybody is pretty much on auto-pilot. We know our roles and we know what we have to do.
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October 1, 2014

Time goes fast on the farm at this time of year. The days are shorter and we’re tired from a long season, of course, but there’s more.

There is pressure to make sure our hard work of planting, weeding, and watering fall crops is harvested before cold weather takes it away. There is pressure to make sure the storage conditions are just right so that the crops last into winter. We’re busy in the greenhouse getting these plants to grow as much as they can. Financial recordkeeping is piling up and that needs attention. We’re already planning for next season.
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