Providing farm fresh organic produce, flowers, and fruit through CSA and local markets since 1993. An Eco-Agriculture revolution for the masses...
Our soils, hands and hearts thank you for a wonderful CSA season...connect with our farm in the dormancy months, 2014
Get to know your farmer, know you food and have fun building community along the way. Connect in meaningful ways from soil to table including:
Fruit! Help us perennialize the food system and enjoy familiar and unique fruits by the pint or pound.
New for this season, we anticipate having currants, pears, hardy kiwi, apples available by the pint or pound. Other fruit, fruiting body possibilities include winecap mushrooms and elderberry.
Farmers Erin and Rob are dedicated to growing food sustainably and building community. We market primarily on a community supported agriculture model, receiving payment in the spring from farm 'members', and providing weekly delivery of organic (though uncertified) vegetables, herbs, fruit, and flowers from mid-May through mid-October.
For our CSA members and Fruit Loving Customers -
Please take a moment to fill out our survey - 2013 Tips and Feedback for the Farm
Happy Reading and enjoy the onset of the 'dormancy' months.
Our farm is being featured on Wisconsin Public Television, Around the Farm Table Episodes. Look for our farm and fruit adventures under a 'Picnic in the Pasture' and invite others in shaping and sharing the story forward!
I am reminded of what happens when people come together with an open heart and mind to learn and share, celebrate good food. Learn more about ways we are celebrating and what's in store at the peak of summer in our August Newsletter. Read on and happy harvests!
Meanwhile, it's been a return to dare I say 'normal' farm flow here after a full, fruit-filled July hosting ~60 people for our Currant Events Festival and the crew from Northwind Renewable Energy before that. Rob and I are now (with the help of the sun of course) generating our own electricity at the farm!). All in all a relaxing, engaging, joyful, musical, and tasty series of events (all that planning/logistical work seemed to pay off)!
Enjoy and link to our June Newsletter gleanings, including highlights on Forest Gardening, Energy Systems, Currant Events, CSA recipes and an offer from Rob. Meanwhile, a few highlights on where we are at with fruit, forest gardening...
After a long, long winter, the sun was finally showing its face again and I had the privilege to join Sylvia with Bronx to Barn and Deep Roots Radio for a conversation on farming, on-farm research and learning from peers in Africa and at home.
Toward a Sustainable Future with the Sun - Teaming up with the MREA and Northwind Renewable Energy for a Solar Install Training
We're excited to be a site host for an Advanced Photovoltaic Training Installation Workshop with the Midwest Renewable Energy Association and Northwind Renewable Energy, LLC, set for July 8 - 11. You can learn details of the training on the MREA website.
What's even more exciting is that we are able to run our farm entirely (we hope) on renewable energy! With the sun in mind, we thought we'd take the time to share perspectives on what it means for us to:
Stewarding Sun and Soil – An overview of systems at play at the dawn of the CSA season...