Month: January 2008

A composting we will go. . .

Many ask what we do during the winter, and yes, we slow down a bit but we stay busy. One of our big tasks this winter is collecting food waste from our local Whole Foods Market to take back to the farm and add to our growing compost pile. By growing our compost pile, we Read More …

Solar House Photos

Photo of UMD solar house donated to Red Wiggler after the 2005 Solar Decathlon. Yesterday (01/23/08) The 51 panel array was hooked up for the first time since October 2005. We are using the original Outback inverter with a gel battery back of 4 for now. We hope to be “grid tied” by Easter pending Read More …

2008 CSA Sold Out

There were 10 cars lined up in from of the driveway when we arrived at 9am on opening day for new CSA customers- and we were sold out by noon. We are examining how we can thoughtfully grow to meet this demand in a scale that is appropriate to our mission activities. We will keep Read More …

Eagle Sighting !

We saw a Bald Eagle today! It was hanging out near our wetlands behind the office. We went to investigate the spot and found a deer carcass. This picture is us standing out in the wetlands.

2008 CSA options

Next Tuesday (the day after MLK day) we will open up our 2008 CSA to the general public. As of now, we only have 4 spots of Regular Wednesday CSA and 17 spots (9 B-weeks; 8 A-weeks) of Alternate Week Wednesday CSA shares available. There are NO Saturday shares available. The spots are filled first Read More …