Archive | August, 2010

Journal Post for the week of August 30, 2010

Drawing by Roy Newton, in honor of our Italian Heirloom Eggplant – Listada da Gandia VOLUME V, JOURNAL XIIAUGUST 30, 2010BLUE HERON FARM JOURNALSO WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE FARM THIS WEEK?Hello Everyone 🙂 Is it really August 30th? Where has this summer gone? We are welcoming September with a mini heat wave…I hear 90’s this […]

“FRESH” Screening-A Wonderful Success!!

Thanks to all who attended the FRESH screening at the South Hero Congregational Church on Tuesday evening. More than $1200 was raised for “Food for Thought”, the summer program providing wholesome food to more than 125 Grand Isle County children, stemming hunger issues right here in our community! We also deeply appreciated the warm, thankful […]

Journal Post for the week of August 23, 2010

SO WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE FARM THIS WEEK?********************** FRESH – THE MOVIE – COMING SOON TO SOUTH HERO *******THIS TUESDAY, AUGUST 24 AT 6PMCOURTESY OF BLUE HERON FARM AND FOOD FOR THOUGHTCome see a public screening of Fresh – a film about the farmers, thinkers, and business people re-inventing our food system in America! As […]

Journal Post for the week of August 17, 2010

VOLUME V, JOURNAL XAUGUST 16, 2010BLUE HERON FARM JOURNALSO WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE FARM THIS WEEK? Hi folks, welcome back! Interns Joe, Emily, and Sophie here–Adam is in the field, Christine and Sadie are delivering produce, and Eric is on his way back from Putney, where he’s picking up the 120+ skeins of gorgeous Green […]

Journal Post for the week of August 9, 2010

VOLUME V, JOURNAL IX AUGUST 9, 2010 BLUE HERON FARM JOURNALSO WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE FARM THIS WEEK? We started picking melons today. They are sweet and juicy. The varieties are Sun Jewel – Yellow football like asian melons that you can eat right down to the skin – and the skin too if you […]

Late blight in Lamiolle County, VT

We got this email today from Vern Grubinger from UVM Extension – Things look okay here so far. We are taking as many precautions as possible…Feel free to pass info to other gardeners/farmers… The UVM Plant Diagnostic Clinic has confirmed late blight on tomato from a home garden in Lamoille County. The disease has also […]

Journal Post for the week of August 2, 2010

VOLUME V, JOURNALVIII AUGUST 2, 2010BLUE HERON FARM JOURNALSO WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE FARM THIS WEEK? This weather has been wonderful. Everything is growing and growing strong. We are truly blessed with the help and eagerness of our apprentices and working members, the weather that is making everything thrive and family and friends who have […]