HappyDay CSA Newsletter Week 17 Sept 24th

HappyDay CSA Newsletter Week 17 Sept 24th

CSA 2018 week 17 Sept 24th        Yesterday marked 36 years since the day of my birth.  It was the fall Equinox, which Ma says also occurred on the day I was born.  It is the first time that I remember by birthday falling on the day of the Equinox, which added an...
HappyDay CSA Newsletter, October 1st

HappyDay CSA Newsletter, October 1st

CSA 2018 week 18 October 1st        Fall has arrived, and the garden transition is underway.  We are sowing a winter cover crop mix of oats, vetch, field peas and fava beans, inoculated with nitrogen-fixing bacteria that will help to enrich the soil while preventing...
HappyDay CSA Newsletter week 16

HappyDay CSA Newsletter week 16

CSA 2018 week 16 Sept 17th        The changing of the season is palpable; cool nights and warm days bring on the ripening abundance.  Verdant growth gives way to the fruits of harvest as different plants cycle through the season. Vibrant transplants of fall crops take...
HappyDay CSA Newsletter Sept 10th

HappyDay CSA Newsletter Sept 10th

CSA 2018 week 15 Sept 10th       We are back from a weekend at Usal, the Southern end of the Lost Coast.  It was a weekend of glorious weather on the beach; unplugged and disconnected from all forms of media but connecting with dozens of people we hold dear....
HappyDay CSA Newsletter Week 14 Sept 2nd

HappyDay CSA Newsletter Week 14 Sept 2nd

CSA 2018 week 14 Sept 3rd      Being a diversified farmer means having a varied and multifaceted job description and set of duties.  It also means more hours of work than a traditional 9-5. Darkness has fallen on this evening of September 2nd; it is 8:20 pm as I sit...