CSA 2021 – A Word from Farmer Tam

The Long Haul Farmer Tam’s Blog                                                                                                                   January, 2021 Seven acres of broccoli is a lot of broccoli.  A lot to harvest. Ambitious and naïve. It was 1987 and our first year of growing vegetables on a large scale. We had decided that our twenty five acre farm should be able to support us with a living wage by growing food … Read More

Farmer Tam’s End of Season Field Report

I can hardly believe our CSA season has come to an end. The CSA garden has been both my escape and my challenge all season long. The never ending weekly to do list – planting, weeding, picking. Then start again. The weekly CSA pick sheet needed by Sunday morning. Saturday is the day I sit down with Silvia to discuss … Read More

Let the fields be with you

Farmer Tam’s Field Report July 30, 2017 The fields are popping – finally. After what felt like a long, crazy wet spring – making it a challenge to plant followed by a too hot and dry start to summer. The fields finally say abundance! Strawberries are still going strong after a much needed one-day rain and soak. We sampled the … Read More