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Week 14 – 9.5.12

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Blackberry Meadows Baby Announcement!

It’s about time that we let you all know what has happened with those babies here at the farm! Kristen and Nate were the first to introduce Zander Gray Johanson into the world on December 6th (right on time).  He’s … Continue reading

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Week 20 – Oct 31

It’s been a doozy of a week for us!  Thursday the farm was hit with a killing frost – which finished off our peppers, eggplant and a few other crops.  Saturday we had about 1” of snow, making the farmers … Continue reading

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Week 11- August 29

The weather has been so cool lately – it’s quite enjoyable to spend our August days out in the sunshine and cool breezes.  Insect pressure has really decreased as the temperatures drop at night – making life a little easier … Continue reading

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Week 10 – August 22

Ever wake up to find that your tomato plant is completely defoliated?  Look hard enough and you’ll find a pinky sized caterpillar munching away on the leaves (and fruit).  The Tomato Hornworm can quickly destroy a tomato plant in a … Continue reading

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Week 9 – August 15, 2011

It’s rained again here at the farm!  Most folks like to lay in bed at night and listen to the rain come down.  Farmers, on the other hand, lay awake wondering about what’s being affected by all this rain.  Are … Continue reading

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Week 8 – August 7, 2011

Someone at market asked if we were happy to have all this rain . . . . well, truly, a farmer can never be happy with the current weather, it’s just not in our blood.  Currently, we’re waiting patiently for … Continue reading

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