Month: June 2009

Harvest #6-B

We’re already into the 6th week of the CSA season. It’s amazing for me to think that we’re a 1/3 of the way into it. This weeks Worms Voice- our CSA newsletter This week the fields are offering:Lettuce MixHead Lettuce–love it while it’s here!Chard/KaleBeets and their GreensTurnips and their GreensRadishesKohlrabiSpring OnionsGarlic Scapes–this may be the Read More …

What the Fields are Offering for Week 5-A

Welcome to Week 5-A of the CSA! We’re welcoming groups Arugula and Asparagus into the barn this week. We’ve been happy to offer you lots of lovely greens thus far, but it’s starting to get warm, which means you will see them begin to trail off. In this week’s share though, they are strongly represented! Read More …

Harvest #4-B

Click here for this weeks Worms Voice Newsletter(and we’ve posted pdf’s of the back issues with each harvest post too) It’s starting to feel like Harvest Day = Rain Day. Ugh. It gets a little hard to motivate the crew to head out into the fields and slog through the mud and spend the next Read More …

Cluck Cluck!

As you may have seen on our facebook page, we’re thinking about getting chickens here on the farm. Well, really, we’re planning on getting chickens, but right now we’re in that lovely stage where we’re dreaming big about what our chicken operation could look like. There are a lot of possibilities, and we’re pretty excited Read More …

A Special Visitor

Just as I finished posting our harvest for this week, I heard a little rustling from the shelves where we keep some of our seeds. I thought it might be a mouse that had somehow defied gravity and climbed to the top of the bookcase to snack on the kale seeds, but no, turned out Read More …

What’s Fresh for Week 3-A

Welcome to Week Three of the CSA! This is an A week, which means groups Arugula (Wednesday) and Asparagus (Saturday) are picking up. This week in your share you’ll find:Spring OnionsEaster Egg RadishesArugulaLettuce MixGarlic ScapesYour choice of Collards, Kale, or Swiss Chard link to Worms Voice CSA newsletter NasturtiumsPronounced nuh-STER-shuhm, this delightful and completely edible Read More …

Baltimore Checkerspot Habitat Restoration

This week an excellent group of volunteers came and helped with a wetland habitat restoration project in the wetlands abutting the farm. Led by Denise Gibbs, a MNCPPC Naturalist and local authority on the Baltimore Checkerspot, the group helped execute a project designed to encourage the reproduction of the Baltimore Checkerspot Butterfly, the Maryland State Read More …

The Worm’s Voice, Week 2B

Recipes from The Worm’s Voice for this week. Enjoy!Click here for a PDF of this week’s newsletterGarlic Scape Pesto from MaryJane Butters ¼ pound (8-10) garlic scapes 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese½ cup olive oil 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1. Puree garlic scapes and olive oil in a blender or food processor or blender Read More …

Harvest 2-B

Michelle, will add more fun here in a moment. But for those anxious to know what’s coming your way this week. Here’s what we got:Baby Collards or KaleSalad MixSpinachRadishesSpring OnionsGarlic ScapesButler’s StrawberriesSurprise Bonus to be revealed at pick up!