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You Can Grow Plenty in the Winter in NC

One of the best things about farming in North Carolina is, with just a little cold protection, you can grow crops almost all winter long. We have a winter CSA that lasts from November until the end of January. It … Continue reading

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Nutrition and Cancer

It is amazing how many of our CSA members join because they are dealing with cancer. Realizing your life is on the line is a great reason to do everything possible to make changes and take care of your body. … Continue reading

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July on the Farm: in the Office (part 2)

Fall is coming. I know it is hard to believe, but July is the time we plan for fall crops and get the seeds ordered. The fall crop actually gets planted by mid-August. We often try to be the first … Continue reading

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July on the Farm: in the Field (part 1)

Trellising is everything! We have a fairly small farm that is only about 6 acres. Many of the crops grown in the summer are big! They take up a lot of space. Some examples are rambling tomatoes, vining cucumbers, crazy … Continue reading

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Why We Love Chefs Who Serve Local Produce

I travel a lot on business, and every time I am in a new town, I specifically look for restaurants that serve locally sourced produce, cheeses, fish, and meat. My husband and I also do this when we go on … Continue reading

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May on the Farm: in the field (part two)

Because we only farm a small number of acres, we plant very intensely. There are several components to this. First of all, we can’t wait until our cool season crop is out of the ground to plant our summer crops. … Continue reading

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May on the Farm and a Dinner reminder!

May on the Farm: in the field! May is a beautiful time in the field because the leafy greens are all at their finest! This year we planted five different types of specialty kale including Lacinado, Redbor, Ripbor, Wild Garden … Continue reading

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Summer 2014 Farm Events now open for sign-ups!

We are thrilled to announce our Spring Cooking Class and our Blueberry Picking Day have been officially booked for June 2014 and you’re invited! Details for each of the events are in the links below. There are a limited number … Continue reading

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April on the Farm: Chickens!

Here’s the latest Chicken Tales from the farm! We have completed the new “breeding pasture” for Rodney the Rooster and his women. We hope that the crew is having a great time in their new home. We have been trying … Continue reading

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April on the Farm: in the field

The most important thing we did “in the field” this month is train our farm help to pick and pack the CSA bags.  No, not the farm help pictured above. We love them, but packing bags is not in their … Continue reading

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