Meet your Farmer

This post comes from an interview for our CSA newsletter a few weeks ago with Agustin, who, along with his brother Juan, has been helping us with farm work at “Join the Farm.” Agustin is something of a farm manager for us here. He does everything from cultivating, mowing, weeding, irrigation, more »

eggs

Last week, it started. Little brown ovals, the first few of which were scattered around the coop, but which are now concentrated in the nesting box. The chickens are laying eggs. After a really rough couple of months (two chickens died, and two got sick and haven’t really gotten better), more »

my own two hands

This Friday afternoon was spa time at the Farm. A few weeks ago while staffing a table promoting the CSA at the local YMCA (which mostly meant chatting up the assembled chiropractors), Kat won a free office spa treatment for eight, and this afternoon the lady from BeautiControl came out more »

Eco-farm conference, thoughts on our CSA ministry, and seal puppies.

January 20th through 23rd found Erynn, Sarah and I braving a long and rainy drive up to Monterey to participate in the 30th annual Eco-Farm Conference. Where to begin? Well, the opening plenary began with Wes Jackson (from the Land Institute) and Frances Moore Lappé (author of “Diet for a more »