Monday, November 24, 2014

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Elmore, OH 43416 · 419-862-3576

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Thanksgiving Share Pick up is Sunday 11/23

November 21, 2014 by  
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For those of you who pre-ordered Thanksgiving shares, you can pick them up on Sunday, Nov. 23 at our farm from 1-4 PM. The turkeys are given out first come first serve, so if you have a particular weight/size you should show up early. Please bring a bag to take home your vegetable produce, as […]

CSA Evaluation Sent Out

October 12, 2014 by  
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CSA customers: you should have received an email with a link to our online CSA Evaluation/Survey. You get one response per computer. We humbly ask you to take 5 minutes to fill it out. Every evaluation is read by both of us. Many of our farm’s changes for the better come as a result of […]

What’s Next for Farmer Kurt?

October 12, 2014 by  
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So when Saturday comes and we pass out our final box at the Toledo Market, our work as farmers is still far from done for the year. Even though the CSA harvesting period may be over, we still have plenty of other things to do to get “winter-ready” for next season. The big priority will […]

Farmer Kurt’s Blog

October 12, 2014 by  
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Wow what a weekend. We have raced to get the pepper and tomato fields cleaned out and the sweet potatoes out of the ground. Rain is in the forecast for the next week and a half. We had a great group of folks that came out to the farm both Saturday and Sunday to help […]

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Cover Crop Seeder?

October 5, 2014 by  
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Earlier this past week, as the combine was cutting our field corn adjacent to our driveway, Josiah and I were playing outside on the swingset. All of a sudden, we heard the blaring sound of an engine motor sail over our heads. Out of nowhere, a yellow and white crop-duster plane buzzed our house. I […]

Who’s Who of SLFarms: Suzanne Saggese

October 5, 2014 by  
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In this newsletter section, we spotlight families in our CSA, one by one. We hope this will help us get to know some of the unique stories out there among our membership. Today, we introduce you to Suzanne Saggese, who has a very interesting job…. Tell me about your family: My husband, Ken, and I […]

Farmer Kurt’s Blog

September 28, 2014 by  
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Howdy Folks. As the season comes to a close we use this time of year to prepare the soil for next season. This week I applied manure and compost to our fallow ground and will let it rest for at least one year before we grow vegetables on it again. Soil (as many of you […]

How Do I Get on the Fruit Share Wait List?

September 28, 2014 by  
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  Many of you are eager to get a fruit share next year, and we are unfortunately limited to 105 each season. To be fair, we only allow current 2014 fruit share members to sign up for fruit shares during the Early Bird registration period (four weeks long). After October 31, we will then contact […]

2015 CSA Pre-Registration Details

September 28, 2014 by  
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With the season winding down, it’s time to lock in your membership share for next season. This article will explain how to do so. We are so grateful to all of you for supporting us this year. We hope we will see many of your faces again next year! If not, no hard feelings and […]

The Heat of a Pepper

September 28, 2014 by  
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It’s always fun watching some of you at the pick up sites, cautiously peering at the pepper extras, and asking with trepidation, “Is that spicy?” Peppers can be kind of intimidating if you don’t know a lot about them. There are all kinds of varieties of peppers, each with its own level of spiciness. Peppers […]

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