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HappyDay CSA Newsletter Jan 20th, 2019

CSA 2019 Week 3 CSA Jan 21stDownload As I harvested and washed salad mix in the sleet today, I thought about what it means to farm in the winter. Some things are much easier (no irrigation, less pest pressure, less heat) but some are hard, like the cold, the wet, and...

HappyDay CSA Newsletter Jan 14th

CSA 2019 Week 2 CSA Jan 14thDownload       We’ve been getting some amazing weather patterns that bring a few days of plentiful precipitation and then some days of warm and glorious sunshine.  The pond is full, the landscape is beginning to return to green as the...

HappyDay CSA Newsletter Week 1 Jan 4th 2018

CSA 2019 Week 1 CSA Jan 4thDownload       Well here we are, having arrived in 2019!  We’ve had some glorious weather of late, allowing us to accomplish some much needed infrastructure projects.  We run full tilt during the growing season, and there is not often time...

HappyDay Farms Dec 30th 2018 Barn Edition

      As a small child, my father was part of a local construction crew with some of his brothers, friends and neighbors.  The cast rotated a bit during the years, but it was always a group of cheerful, hard workers engaged in a...

HappyDay December 27th

        It is important to carve out time for unplugging and reconnecting.  Life is a process of gathering input that is utilized to form a world-view.  This understanding can be made more effective by the opportunity to reflect and...

HappyDay CSA Newsletter Nov. 20th

CSA 2018 week 25 CSA November 19thDownload       The rain is expected to arrive this week; we are thankful.  As the holiday approaches, we take time to gather our thoughts and to wind down the 2018 season.  The farm is mostly...

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...

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