Year: 2007

Last Harvest of the Extended Season

It’s the last of the extended season harvest. Hope you enjoyed the season. GarlicPeppersHot PeppersEggplant OR Winter SquashRadishesTurnipsBeetsBeet GreensSwiss ChardPotatoes and a few grab box items: baby carrots, broccoli, green tomatoes -adrienne

Solar House Foundation Walls Go Up

The block foundation walls went up this week. Special thanks to Whitney, Baily, Cox and Magnani engineers Dick Magnani and Rob Murray for designing the foundation pro-bono and providing on site support during construction this week. Rob was the 2005 Solar House Project Manager. He and the others on the 05 UMD Solar House team Read More …

Extended Season 3rd Harvest and Mulching Garlic

In addition to continuing with our “extended season” harvests the growers have finished planting next years garlic crop. This week they are mulching the garlic with straw generously donated to us by Jean Phillips of Phillips Farm. Thanks Jean! A chilly, windy third week of the extended season but we still have lots of fall Read More …

Solar House Ground Breaking !!!

I am happy to post these pictures of last weeks Solar House ground breaking activities. Workers were installing the sediment control fence. They should be digging the foundation and installing the gravel driveway this week! We’ll post images weekly that will illustrate our progress. We are grateful to the University of Maryland 2005 Solar Decathlon Read More …

Extended Season 1st Harvest & garlic planting

Here the growers, with the help of “service learning” volunteersare planting the 2008 garlic crop The extended season begins, tomorrow, October 24th.Here’s what the harvest looks like: beets & their greensturnips & their greensradishestomatoespepperseggplanthot pepperssalad mixgarlicA winter squashokrabroccoli The PYO is open and there are PLENTY of flowers and herbs to harvest for your home!There Read More …

Week #18–The Last Hurrah!

Here’s a picture of us sorting tomatoes in OCTOBER! Crazy that we still have them, but we won’t deny that they’re still great. So on an endnote of the last harvest, here’s the list: Apples (from a neighbor’s yard-not pretty, but good for baking and eating too)GarlicEggplantGreen TomatoesRed TomatoesHeirloom TomatoesSweet PeppersHot PeppersA Winter SquashA Pumpkinbag Read More …

Week 17 News and Notes

We’ve begun the process of removing the oldest of our tomatoes in preparation of the incoming fall garlic planting. Reminder!! There are 2 weeks (including this week) left of our regular season CSA. The extended season starts October 24th. In celebration of another season, our 12th, passing we invite you to join us for a Read More …

Week #16 and Notes

Loran, Tyler, Adrienne and David goofing for a picture by Jerry Oops, I guess we didn’t get published last week when I was gone. So here’s this week’s news, notes, and harvest list. This week marks Loran’s last week with us this year. Please take a moment to offer your thanks to him for all Read More …

Harvest Week #14 and New RW Merchandise

Here’s a quick look at the barn on Auction night! We’re back from a week off attending to the Annual Supper and Silent Auction. It was a great success. Thanks to all who helped out! Harvest:Cherry TomatoesRed and Pink TomatoesHeirloom TomatoesHot PeppersSweet PeppersEggplantApplesArugula Also, we have new Red Wiggler Merchandise for sale!T-shirts in 3 colors: Read More …

Harvest #13

There is NO pick up next week due to the Annual Supper and Silent Auction! PearsPotatoesHot PeppersSweet Pepperstomatoessummer squashzucchinibeetsbeans -adrienne

Week #12 Harvest and Newsletter

Hello! **Please note that the lower cherry tomatoes are now open for pick-your-own. If you would like more than what we’ve already picked for you, please help yourself. They are located just to the left/west of the PYO patch and start in the row above the hot peppers. Enjoy! Pears–from a local neighboreggplanthot pepperssweet pepperspotatoesbeanstomatoescherry Read More …

Week 11 Harvest

Have you seen our new electric golf cart and trailer rolling around? It’s a great new addition to the farm for hauling produce out of the fields. Yeah! Yellow Wax BeansGarlicEggplantHot PeppersSweet PeppersHeirloomsRed and Pink TomatoesCherry TomatoesTomatillosCucumbersSummer SquashZucchiniand a few okra for the hardcore! -adrienneThis weeks CSA newsletter