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“Kitchen Sink Stir Fry” Guest Post by Organic Eater

Hello BBB readers! My name is Dana, and I blog as Organic Eater. I have been a member of Bell’s Best CSA for four years, and have loved (almost) every minute of it. That first year was a huge learning … Continue reading

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August on the Farm

August is one of the most challenging months on the farm. It is hotter than Hades, and it’s starting to get a little old sweating it out every day! The fun and excitement of the yummy summer crops, such as … Continue reading

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Managing Small Acres by Interplanting

Many urban and small farmers produce a huge amount of food on a small amount of land. I’d like to share a few suggestions for others who are interested in making maximum use of minimum acres. First, plant fat rows … Continue reading

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Dodder!

Last week Jay was out in one of our non-crop areas and found dodder! Dodder is one of the few truly parasitic plants found in North America. It looks like golden hair growing on top of the crop. Given enough … Continue reading

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Lemon Blueberry Tart

Every year I make this tart for our blueberry picking day for children. It is really easy to make and really doesn’t have much sugar at all in it. I bet one of my genius foodie friends could even think … Continue reading

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Blueberry Picking Day for Children

One of my favorite farm events is the “Blueberry Picking Day” for children. On this day we invite all our CSA members to bring the kids and let the kids pick all they want. The children love to pick and … Continue reading

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May is the best month for your CSA, but most difficult for your farmer!

In May, our CSA bags contain lots of leafy vegetables, asparagus, strawberries and lettuce.   A typical bag might include lettuce, kale, chard, new potatoes, asparagus, strawberries, turnips, arugula, and plenty of fresh herbs.  In the field, things are not quite so easy … Continue reading

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