This Week's CSA

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August 1 CSA pick up

DANCE!  It is the time to dance, beg, plead or, if you do such things,  pray for rain.  The ground is DRY.  The trees around my house are starting to droop.  The crops in the fields are holding on for dear life.  We need rain.  We need it badly.  We need  one inch a week for the rest of the…

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CSA pickup July 25, 2012

Lee is in the biotech as I write this, packing up this week’s CSA.  We’re hoping for the rain that they are saying we’ll get tonight.  If it does come it will be perfect timing, as none of your shares were harvested in the mud, but all of the growers desperately need the rain. Tonight before you go to bed,…

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July 18th Pickup.

Full Share July 18th Half Share July 18th This rain is just what the doctor ordered.  Actually, most of the growers I work with could have used a lot more than we got, but with “wrench cracks” developing in the fields, some is better than none.  (When the weather gets hot and dry for weeks on end like it has…

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July 11 CSA

Hello everyone! We have just finished packing up this week’s CSA’s.  I must admit.  They are beautiful.  After last week’s 36 degree packing experience, we have learned how to be more efficient, and keep the produce in the cooler for as long as possible.  Everything in tomorrow’s bags was still in the ground this morning, was at the shop by…

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July 4 CSA pickup

I’m glad to say that the first CSA went off with just some minor glitches.  Like I said, the first run of anything is always the hardest, so next week we will NOT forget anyone’s strawberries or bunched radishes! We’ll be popping a little something extra into next weeks bag to make up for any missed items with this first…

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July 4 CSA pick up!

37 degrees with the humidity today.  It took us 4 hours in 37 degree weather to pack up your CSA bags today.  Granted, the first time doing anything takes longer, but the heat was just a killer while doing it.  It makes me really appreciate all of those men and women who were out in the fields today and yesterday…

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Welcome CSA members

Congratulations.You bought your share of Manitoba Spray free and Organic produce. Now What? Start by picking up your CSA shares at Crampton’s Market.  Then come to this website for the inside scoop of what you got.  Where and how was it grown?  How do you store, cook, serve your goodies?  Have a great recipe that your family is in love…