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Scenes from Moraine 7/20/2014

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Want to get really dirty?

Just posted this week’s CSA share on What’s in the Share? Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons we will be digging potatoes like there’s no tomorrow! Our spuds want to be out of the ground before the soil gets too chilly for … Continue reading

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Farm Store stocked

Our little CSA Farm Store will soon be restocked with Maitland Mountain pickles, Just Add Fruit pie crusts and Valley View feta and chevre.  You will continue to find Moose Hill Farm eggs and Appleton Farms yogurt in the fridge, … Continue reading

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Farming Frenzy and Flowering Strawberries

This week we begin our summer CSA, and in two weeks, the new alternate week CSA begins. We have been planting and weeding up a storm. Last week celery, dill, our first tomatoes and eggplant, summer squash, fennel, more carrots, … Continue reading

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Potato Prep

We grow about an acre of potatoes at Moraine Farm. That’s two thousand pounds of seed potatoes that will grow into 20,000 pounds of eating potatoes. Varieties with names like King Harry, Satina, Sangre, Red Maria, Chieftan, Banana, French Fingerling … Continue reading

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Taters and Strawberries

Crop by crop, I’m making progress on our 2013 production plan. Just finished the taters and strawberries. Our seed potatoes, 1,500 pounds worth, are scheduled to arrive late March. We’ll leave them in their 50 pound bags for a week … Continue reading

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What’s that? Potatoes!

As you drive into the farm on the new entrance road, the second field you see contains our potato crop. Planted on both sides of road, the potatoes are flowering beautifully. We are growing 14,000 pounds of spuds this season. … Continue reading

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Potatoes and Pea Tendrils

This Friday and Saturday mornings (April 20 and 21) we will be cutting our potatoes into small, 2 ounces seed pieces. If you’re free and you would like to join us, please do. On Friday we will start at 9:30 and work until … Continue reading

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Green Sprouting Taters

We’re growing a lot of spuds this season. Many of them are for the Moraine Farm extended-season share (our every-other-week CSA in November and December), but most of them are for other CSA farms. The photo in the header above shows off our … Continue reading

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