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Week 2 2016: Happy Summer Solstice and Strawberry Moon

Hi everyone! Happy Summer Solstice and Strawberry Moon 🙂 And just in time for the solstice, we have our first major crop of the season – sugar snap peas! Veggies are growing.  We are catching up and watering every chance we have.  We hope that the rain that is now do Wednesday comes.  Rain does such […]

Forget Cyber Monday, when there is Reality Saturday!

Meet and chat up the hardworking farmers and crafters, who produce local goods for your table or gift giving.December 5th, 10 til 2 pm at the Congregational Church in South Hero, VT. Seasonal vegetables, meats, wine, cheese, pasta, sweets, wreaths, crafts and the Annual Gingerbread House Silent Auction, benefiting CIDER! We will be there with our certified […]

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So what’s happening on the farm this week? Week 10

Week 10: August. It is the time when everything happens on a farm. Haying. Chicken processing. Tomatoes. Pickles. weeding. Fall planting. Wool processing. Visitors. I am really trying to be grateful – instead of complaining about how prickly the zukes and summer squash – I am reminding myself how much food these plants are providing […]

So what’s happening on the farm this week? Week 7

Week 7: Have you ever really looked at a Red Russian Kale plant growing in your garden or in a field? It’s magnificent – it’s leaves are dark-silvery green with purplish veins that lead to a purple crunchy juicy stem then lead to the purple stock which supports as many as 20 leaves at a […]

So what’s happening on the farm this week? Week 6

Week 6:I took a quick peek at the pickling cucumbers this morning, while our Monday crew picked squashes and flowers, just to see how much longer for cucumbers. I figured they would be another week like the full size cukes. I push back a spiny leave and low and behold there was a cucumber. What?! […]

So what’s happening on the farm this week? Week 4

Week 4: First, we’d like to say a big shout out to our Monday crew of volunteers! We finally have all the garlic, broccoli, red and green cabbage weeded and its growing like crazy. We picked the first of our zucchinis for you all today. CSA members will get them all this week and next […]

Week 3: Report from the Field from Adam

SO WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE FARM THIS WEEK? VOLUME X, JOURNAL 2&3 Week 3: Report from the Field from Adam…the good, the bad, and the exciting Many of you have been asking how things are going with the weather being so …wet, wet, wet, with more rain in the forecast. So, I thought would give […]

Blue Heron Farm 2015 CSA Now accepting registrations!

2015 CSA brochure – click here Hello to all returning and potential CSA members, neighbors, friends and family! The days are getting a bit longer, the sun is actually shining even though it is single digits out but – it’s time, it’s time ..Here we are – middle of February – seed starting ordering time and […]