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Garlic, Full Moon, High Tunnel, and 2012 CSA

Posted 11/14/2011 6:31am by Michael Scheidel.

Hey folks. 

GARLIC/FULL MOON

Garlic is in the ground.  I'm not sure we ever planted this late but the weather has been holding out for us.  No ground freezes yet, just some frost and 10" of snow!  I was planting on Friday evening until dark and just as I sunk the last clove into the soft ground and stood up I saw this glowing sliver of the moon slowly bloom into one of the most beautiful full moons I've ever seen.  I even let out a "wooooo hoooooo!" for all the neighbors to hear!

HIGH TUNNEL

We completed the high tunnel last week (see photos on FB) and have transpanted spinach, kale, swiss chard, mizuna, and tatsoi.  We've also direct seeded radishes, more spinach, cress, cilantro and whole bunch of other goodies.  If all goes well we will have greens for the winter and will be able to get a jump start on the season in the spring!

2012 CSA

We are currently accepting new members for our 2012 CSA season.  If you are unfamiliar with how it works, browse this website and call if you have any questions.  Deposits or balances from returning members are due this Tuesday, Nov. 15th.  New members can complete the member agreement (under the CSA tab on the website) and send in either a $50 deposit or the balance of the size share they would like.  All balances are due Jan. 15th 2012. 

Stay tuned for more farm news!

The Scheidels