Author Archives: Kristen

CSA Week #17 (EOW Group #1)

This Week's Harvest:

Apples!--This week (and next) we have organic apples in the share from our fellow farmers at Atoms to Apples in Mt. Horeb.  They are a newly certified organic orchard!

Spinach--Hurray!  A big bag of our … read more »

CSA Week #16 (EOW Group #2)

This Week's Harvest:

Spinach--Hurray!  One of the best things to come from this cool, cool summer is our success with germinating fall spinach--it's the best-looking patch we've had!

Broccoli--A big bag from our beautiful fall crop.

Fennel--Some … read more »

CSA Week #15 (EOW Group #1)

This Week's Harvest:

Spinach--Hurray!  One of the best things to come from this cool, cool summer is our success with germinating fall spinach--it's the best-looking patch we've had!

Broccoli--Our fall broccoli crop is beautiful and we should have … read more »

Now Taking Orders for Pork and Turkeys!

We are now accepting orders for our pasture-raised pork and whole turkeys.  See order form HERE.  Orders are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Read on for details!

Our Livestock

I will be the first to admit that I … read more »

CSA Week #14 (EOW Group #2)

This Week's Harvest:

Broccoli OR Green Beans--Our fall broccoli crop is starting to mature and should be with us for a while, but green beans may not.

Cherry Tomatoes--Sun golds or a mixture of varieties.  Quantities are waning, … read more »

CSA Week #13 (EOW Group #1)

This Week's Harvest:

Watermelon OR Cantaloupe--Plenty of sweet, red-fleshed melons this week.  Our cantaloupe production has been very low, but the melons we've harvested have been excellent!

Eggplant, Zucchini, or Radishes--these items will be in a choice bin--choose … read more »

Growing up at Blue Moon

Part of my decision to start Blue Moon and earn my livelihood farming was the hope that I could also raise a family on the farm.  Growing up in a working class suburb of Cleveland, OH, I had very little … read more »

CSA Week #12 (EOW Group #2)

This Week's Harvest:

Watermelon--Yeah!  Most of the melons are red-fleshed this week, but there will be a few orange ones and maybe even a few cantaloupe to choose from.

Eggplant and/or Summer Squash/Zucchini--these items will be in a … read more »

CSA Week #11 (EOW Group #1)

This Week's Harvest:

Watermelon--Yeah!  Choice of red or orange flesh

Eggplant and/or Summer Squash/Zucchini--these items will be in a choice bin starting this week--choose your favorites!.

Cherry Tomatoes--Sun golds, food of the gods

Sweet Corn--Our farm … read more »

Some Straight talk about Tomatoes

Once August hits, excitement builds and questions pour in about when the U-pick tomatoes will be ready.  It's a favorite part of the CSA routine for many members, and preserving tomatoes is one of my all-time favorite things to do … read more »