Week of March 22nd

My dear Community, We’re right on the cusp of another wet weather pattern here. The farm has definitely been struggling through this wet and cold winter. I suppose we’re so spoiled most years one doesn’t really expect and adjust for

Week of March 15th

My dear Community, It’s been a wild year so far with all these rains. It’s one thing to live in a flood zone, it’s another to actually be part of a flood. We’ve had to rethink a lot of the

Week of March 8th

My dear Community, We’re picking a new crop of cauliflower this week. I know we experienced some heavy bug populations in the Brassica family’s past, but I’m going to assume the rain and the colder weather hasn’t given the bugs a fighting chance. Our beets

Week of March 1st

My dear Community, I thought the rains in January were intense. Now that Lake Cachuma is at capacity the gates were opened with the rains this weekend and the Santa Ynez River swelled up to the borders and beyond of our fields.

Week of February 22nd

My dear Community,  We’re happy to see red tomatoes this week along with sugar snap peas. We’ve been planting A LOT of things lately and my mind can’t help gravitate towards warmer weather. I’m quickly brought back into reality as our mornings in

Week of February 15th

My dear Community, With both of my boys home on a Monday morning I’ll keep this short. I just wanted to mention that sugar snap peas are coming into our CSA boxes this week. A half pound going into our

Week of February 8th

My dear Community, If you are just joining us, which a lot of you are (hooray!), welcome! I use this space for seasonal updates and farm happenings. About half of the produce that we grow comes from our Buellton location where I live. If you were

Week of February 1st

My dear Community, These winter months always feel the toughest on the farm. We’ve picked through the majority of our fall plantings and with the rain creating stagnant mud along with cold days, the crops don’t seem to want to grow. We’ll be supplementing from neighbors to help fill the CSA boxes this

Week of January 25th

My dear Community, Mesa neighborhood members: we’ve teamed up with Lighthouse Coffee to offer you our newest pick up location, starting Wednesday, February 1st. The fee for delivery is only $1/week. If you’d like to claim your spot for pickup, shoot us an email or log into your account here, click

Week of January 18th

My dear Community, It’s been quite a week on and off the farm. There’s nothing like a good rainstorm to help me assess the weakest links in my outdoor projects. Mother nature has been nothing short of awe inspiring this

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