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Sky Hill Farm and Florence & Manton Farm photos

More historic photo album links today of photos depicting the farms from which I supply the Backyard Farms CSA. Florence & Manton Farm (picasa) (flickr) Sky Hill Farm (picasa) (flickr) These farms have changed a lot since I started Florence & Manton in … Continue reading

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Historic images of the CSA

As we’re looking forward to the 2015 CSA share and the glorious season of Summah that it attends, I’ve been looking back at photos of CSA shares from previous years. I’ll share some of these albums with you all now. … Continue reading

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End of April Outlook

I’ve got some nice carrots and radishes sprouting up, lots of spinach and arugula, and the perennial strawberries and raspberries. Does anyone like fava beans? I’m undecided on whether to just till them in for the nitrogen or wait for them to … Continue reading

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2014 CSA Lineup

The 2014 farming season is bringing a new collaboration to the Backyard Farms CSA, and a new farmer to Front Step Farm. Anders will be growing at Front Step this year, and providing for the Backyard Farms CSA. Anders is … Continue reading

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If you can get your strawberries home without eating them all first

Then you should put some semi sweet chocolate in a double water boiler, add a spoonful of coconut oil or butter, and dip those babies in! A few minutes in the fridge on wax paper will help them to solidify. … Continue reading

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Member Shares Available!

It’s begun! We’ve got seeds germinating under grow lights in our basement and we are now accepting members for the 2012 season of Backyard Farms Urban CSA! A share for the season (24 weeks) costs only $10 a week, which means … Continue reading

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Carrot harvest

Today we’re bringing carrots to our CSA! We grew a whole bunch (14 bunches!) of heirloom carrots, and they all thrived in the beautiful soil at the garden on Bowdoin Street. Cosmic purples, red cored chantennays, atomic reds, napolis, and … Continue reading

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