Kathy Martin, of Skippy's Vegetable Garden fame, visited the farm yesterday. She took some really great photos of our veggies. I've posted some of them in the side bar. The red tomato is from the first tomato planting. As promised, I've not looked at the second planting yet. Thanks, Kathy!
Food for Thought
Boston Globe on CSA
Nice article in the Boston Globe today about Community Supported Agriculture, with a quote from yours truly. I'm glad to see they included information about the Picadilly Farm CSA shares in Arlington, Belmont and Bedford, as well as a quote from farmer Jenny.
I've spent a bit of time this weekend cooking and eating my CSA share. I like to do this a couple of time a season -- cook and eat the same share that my shareholders got. It provides me with good information about the quantity (does a share fit in the fridge?), menu possibilities (can … Continue reading Sharing food
Share the harvest, share the risk?
Here's a new article from the Rodale Institute about CSA farms that might interest you. When things go very wrong: Community Supported Agriculture and shared risk. CSA growers don't like to think or talk about the 'share the risk' aspect of the CSA model. It's one of those topics (right up there with farm injuries … Continue reading Share the harvest, share the risk?
Rainy day reading
New Farm: In the most recent NF newsletter, Editor Greg Bowman is on the lookout for signs that our food system is changing. "Watch for the signs showing the end of the illusion that we can profit in any true sense by using more energy to produce food than we get from eating it. Cleverness … Continue reading Rainy day reading