Author: Bryan Housel

Christine's Quiche

Christine’s Quiche

A CSA member, Julia Egan, sent us the following easy recipe for those yummy summer squash we are now beginning to savor. You can’t get much simpler. (more…)

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Farm News – July 8, 2010

Hi Folks, I hope everyone had a pleasant Fourth of July weekend. We don’t take much of a break for the holiday here at the farm. Monday was a regular workday and I spent most of yesterday on a marathon mission to finish planting the winter squash. I confess that I did catch some blues music and fireworks (ooh-ahh) in the nearby town of Sparta. The lack of rain in the last 2 weeks has us moving the irrigation equipment around from field to field, a task that interferes with our other pressing duties. (more…)

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Farm News – July 1, 2010

Hello Everyone, Well, it was a scorcher of a week! It’s summertime in New Jersey just like I remember it – hot and humid. While the hot warm weather crops such as the tomatoes and peppers have been in their glories, the cool weather plants have been looking quite dejected- wilting and droopy. Fortunately the heat wave is predicted to break and we will have some milder temperatures by mid-week. (more…)

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Farm News – June 24, 2010

Hi Folks, The first round of deliveries seems to have gone fairly well, from all reports. Some lucky groups got broccoli last week, an item that wasn’t on the list. Those that did not, will receive it this week. We are beginning to cut summer squash, though not in great quantity, so we will begin a similar delivery rotation with this crop until we have more in 2 weeks. (more…)

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Farm News – June 17, 2010

Hi Folks, The week you have been waiting for has arrived, the first delivery. We have lots of nice stuff in store for the be- ginning of the season. The spinach looks beautiful as do the lettuces and the peas have been flowering profusely. (more…)

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Farm News – June 8, 2010

Hello Everyone, The battle is in full swing now and we are completely and exhaustingly engaged. Make no mistake about it; producing quality vegetables is a battle from start to finish. It’s quite amazing how many critters there are that want to dine on your veggies before they can make it to your plate. (more…)