HappyDay CSA Newsletter, Week 24 Nov 12th

HappyDay CSA Newsletter, Week 24 Nov 12th

CSA 2018 week 24 CSA November 12th        Today a spring that has flowed every day of my life thus far, ran dry.  This spring is marked on old land deeds from cattle ranchers many decades ago; it is a staple of great importance to us, providing water for household...
HappyDay CSA Newsletter Week 23 November 5th

HappyDay CSA Newsletter Week 23 November 5th

CSA 2018 week 23 CSA November 5th         The parched land cries out for rain; my soul does too.  We’ve been sowing cover crop and prepping for winter, but it won’t germinate without irrigation because everything is too dry.  We sucked the pond down so far that the...
HappyDay CSA Newsletter Week 22 October 29th

HappyDay CSA Newsletter Week 22 October 29th

CSA 2018 week 22 CSA October 29th       Knocking on November, my the season has flown by!  Garlic is done except for a couple of new varieties that will be going into smaller plots.  Cover crop is sown under the vast majority of the farm; odds and ends remain as the...
HappyDay CSA Week 21 October 22nd

HappyDay CSA Week 21 October 22nd

CSA 2018 week 21 CSA October 22nd      Yesterday we drove to San Rafael for a panel on diversified, regenerative farming practices at the Bioneers Conference; there was a direct focus on cannabis as part of the conversation.  It was a powerful experience to see the...
HappyDay CSA Week 20 October 15th

HappyDay CSA Week 20 October 15th

CSA 2018 week 20 October 15th        We’re hoping to get garlic planted this week, and we’ve been sowing cover crop like mad.  As harvest has gone along we’ve been breaking down cages and pulling the stumps from the beds.  Replanting of cover crop and brassica ensures...