HappyDay CSA Newsletter Week 11

HappyDay CSA Newsletter Week 11

CSA 2018 week 11 August 13th       As I sit down to write, I can hear Mr. Skunk rustling around on the porch.  I crept outside earlier to check on the noise with a sneaking suspicion that it might be him.  Upon spying his distinctive markings, I fled back in the house...
HappyDay CSA Newsletter Week 10, August 6th

HappyDay CSA Newsletter Week 10, August 6th

CSA 2018 week 10 August 6th Ah, August, with your fruiting and flowering plants, smoky air and threat of wildfire. The sun is already rising later and tracking lower toward the horizon. We are transitioning out the remains of earlier crops and planting out the last...
CSA Newsletter:  Fire and Water

CSA Newsletter: Fire and Water

CSA 2018 week 9 July 30th       Fire is the ever-present threat during the dry months; it seems to get worse every year.  Our hearts go out to those suffering from the current conflagrations. It is hotter and drier, earlier in the season than in the past.  We are...
Rhythm and Farming CSA Newsletter July 22nd, 2018

Rhythm and Farming CSA Newsletter July 22nd, 2018

      Producing food from the land is a labor of love, a celebration of the conversion of sun into nourishment.  Working with soil and plants brings an infinite journey into learning and sharing, experiencing the soul of natural cycle.           We continue to edge...
Dusty Brown and Luscious Green

Dusty Brown and Luscious Green

        Our farm in summer is a juxtaposition of dusty brown and luscious green.  Irrigation makes all the difference in our arid warm-season climate. The profusion of flowers is a welcome explosion of color during the dusty season; the blossoms stand out even during...

HappyDay CSA Newsletter, Week 5 July 2nd 2018

      Summer farming requires a certain amount of caution; it is very possible to end up with heat stroke trying to work through these long days.  I tend to wear a long sleeve cotton button down (old ones can be had for next to nothing at used clothing stores) to keep...