8/4/20 CSA Newsletter #8

Holy smokes, folks! It rained today. Like, really really rained. A ground soaking rain. An overcast rainy day. The sun came out for a bit around 4 here and then it rained some more! Pardon my excitement, but I wasn’t sure we were going to see a day like this until the fall. And it … Read more

Week of October 28th – CSA Newsletter #21

As we near the end of the CSA season, there is still plenty for us to do before the cold weather is here for good. It’s been really nice to have some good weather days sprinkled in around the cold and rain. Last week we were able to transplant another 2 beds of spinach in … Read more

Week of August 26th – CSA Newsletter #12

As August winds down, life at Tompkins Cortland is beginning to pick up with the new semester starting this week. It’s been a fairly quiet past few weeks on the farm but a new “crop” of student interns will begin their college journey with me in two short days. It’s always a little crazy having … Read more

Week of August 12th – CSA Newsletter #10

Howdy, folks. This week’s newsletter is going to be short and sweet, as we get closer to the halfway point of the CSA season. Last week was quiet and mellow on the farm. It was just myself and Jorge, a Sustainable Farming and Food Systems student who has completed all his internships and is about … Read more

Week of August 5th – CSA Newsletter #9

Well, I’m not sure what happened to July but here we are at the beginning of August. Last week marked the end of the summer semester for the student interns. It was a great summer with these students. I think that they got a good taste of the realities of farming. I’m sure that they … Read more