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Thank you for a great Summer Season!

This is the last week of the Moraine Farm CSA’s summer farm share. It’s been an interesting growing season. The weather – a chilly spring, followed by a cool summer and ending with a warm fall – kept us on … Continue reading

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What’s In The Share?

I just posted the share over on the What’s in the Share blog page. This week we will be distributing sweet potatoes! They are not quite ready to eat yet as they need a bit more heat to sweeten up. … Continue reading

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Shelter from the Storm

We experienced an unusual pause in our work day yesterday. A tornado warning had us looking for shelter. We found it in the basement of the big Red Barn. Kind of fun to explore this part of the Red Barn. … Continue reading

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Stormy Weather

Sometimes we’re able to work around Mother Nature, and sometimes we just get lucky. Both happened this morning. Your farmers just finished the 4th of July harvest in record time! The threat of heavy rain and lightening may have contributed … Continue reading

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Got Snow?

We got a whole lot of snow at the farm. There’s a big drift of the white stuff blocking the entrance to the Red Barn. Good thing we don’t need to get in there. Drifting snow also can be seen … Continue reading

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Dry for a minute ….

Happy farmers: Liz driving, Astrid, Ben and Stephanie in the back of the farm truck. It stopped raining and dried out enough last so that we were able to get into the fields and do what farmers like to do: … Continue reading

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Sunny Side

It’s not all rain and wetness, disease and weeds at Moraine. On the very bright side of all this weather: Beautiful veggies  Some of our veggies have loved the cool spring and monsoons. Arugula, salad turnips, radishes, broccoli rabe, baby … Continue reading

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Catch-up

The short story It’s been a tough spring for us farmers and our veggies. Cold and dry conditions slowed crop growth in April and May. The first two weeks in June, with 9 inches of rain and a few afternoon … Continue reading

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S.S. Moraine Farm

It’s been a wet week. The fields are saturated with water and we’ve a few new ponds in the carrot block and where we will (soon?) plant the watermelon.  Shareholder Paula V wisely spent this morning indoors, at her computer, … Continue reading

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Row, row, row your boat ….

All is well – we are just a bit damp, that’s all. The veggies are growing well, the potatoes seem especially happy with all this rain. Looks like some blue sky weather next week. Lots of cultivating and planting on … Continue reading

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