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Fox Creek Farm CSA Newsletter, week of February 16, 2022
  • Farm News
  • CSA Week 2022 Special: First week on us for new members

Farm News

The days are getting longer. Seed orders are filling our mailbox. And we are getting excited to embark on another growing season: in another month, we’ll be back in the greenhouse to start the field onions, sweet peppers, broccoli, and more. And in six weeks, weather permitting, we could be back in the fields to seed the first carrots, peas, and chard!

The winter has been treating us kindly: We’ve only needed to plow snow a couple of times. You can imagine that even with a tractor cleaning out a ¾ mile driveway is quite a chore. Instead, we found some time to recharge ourselves. A bit of cross-country skiing, sledding, riding and driving the horses, reading books (and not per-se books about farming), baking bread, family time.

The next few weeks however are going to be crunch time. For frost seeding cover crops. To finish the winter maintenance on the tractors and other equipment. Basically, to make sure that everything is in tip-top shape – avoiding as much as possible lost time to fixing breakdowns when the going is good!

We’re looking forward to early June when we will start sharing the harvests with you again. Meanwhile, stay healthy and warm,

Your farmers,

Raymond and Sara

CSA Week 2022: New member special February 20-26

We’re almost at ‘full house’ for the 2022 CSA, with 322 of the 375 shares sold, with no medium shares remaining at this time.

From February 20 to 26, we’re joining other CSA farms in celebrating CSA week. To promote CSA farms in general, and to find homes for our remaining shares of exceptional produce!

This year we’re trying something new:  we are offering a ‘Try the first week on us’ discount for new members who sign up during CSA week, together with a campaign on Facebook and Instagram. Lots of material to share with your friends!

And if you’re new to the CSA and like to take advantage of our ‘Try the first week on us’ discount, please use CSAWEEK22 at the checkout on our website!
 

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