Month: September 2008

A (September) day in the life of a volunteer….

It was one of those “Wish I could bottle this moment” times yesterday….bouncing around in the wagon with the growers, behind Adrienne driving the tractor, on our way up to the pumpkin and squash patch.The air was fresher and cleaner, following the rains of the weekend, and it was thankfully cooler for this UK native Read More …

Harvest #17-A

We’ve got just two weeks left of the regular season. For those of you deeply concerned about signing up for the 2009 season, current members have the right of first refusal and $50 will hold your spot. The fine details about the 2009 season have not been ironed out yet, but will be shortly. ALSO, Read More …

Harvest #16-B and notes

We spent Monday spreading compost and manure to prep our beds for next year’s garlic planting that will happen in a month’s time. We have 3 more weeks of the CSA season. This week we have a great abundance, which includes: BeetsRadishesBaby CollardsPac ChoiArugulaSweet PeppersHot PeppersEggplantCherry TomatoesRed TomatoesHeirloom TomatoesGarlic *** Maybes: Beans, okra, carrots or Read More …

Annual Harvest Supper was a success

Tropical Storm Hannah arrived the morning of Red Wiggler’s long-planned annual fund-raising event. Possible disaster was averted with a one-day postponement that allowed us to have a beautiful and successful event. Sept. 7 brought mild weather and a sunny day for the supper under the big tent and a busy auction scene in the barn. Read More …

Week 15-A Harvest

Our pollination for your crops provided by Naked Bee – We have also been selling honey extracted from the hives here at Red Wiggler – They even made up a special Red Wiggler Reserve label- We are selling them directly to CSA members during regular pick ups while supplies last- This week is an “A” Read More …

Week 14-B Harvest

The Red Wiggler Team earned more than a dozen awards last week at theDamascus Community Fair! This week we’re back at it and will be for another 4 more weeks. This is a B week for all you alternate shares. Here’s a glimpse of what we got going: Summer Squash and/or CucumbersEggplantGarlicSweet PeppersHot PeppersCherry TomatoesRed Read More …

In the event you can’t make it today-

Red Wiggler 2008 Annual Harvest Supper and Silent Auctionis re-scheduled for today, Sunday September 7th 4pm – 8pm due to Tropical Storm Hannah. We understand that the change of date means that not everyone can attend. Please let us know if you will not be able to make it on Sunday so we can have Read More …

Harvest Supper Update

Red Wiggler 2008 AnnualHarvest Supper and Silent AuctionSeptember 6th 2008 4pm – 8:00pmAt this time the event is proceeding “rain or shine” as scheduled. However,If excessive wind, flooding and power outages occurwe will move the event to Sunday September 7th 4pm – 8pm This decision will be made by 10:00 am Saturday Sept. 6 We Read More …