Year: 2021

Final box of 2021

My dear Community, Here we are, the last CSA box of 2021. It’s hard to describe the magnitude of gratitude I have for the soil that grows nourishing food, the workers that show up every day and you, the community that supports the movement.

Week of December 8th

My dear community, It’s been an unusually mild year so far. We typically experience a freeze on our farm in Buellton early November. That freeze takes out any summer crops that are still hanging on.So things like tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplant and

Week of December 1st

My dear Community, With the holiday season here, I wanted to remind you about the gift of health as an option. We aren’t the kind of company that inflates prices to give seemingly major discounts. But as a special offer to you – if you purchase a

Happy Thanksgiving

My dear community, Happy Gratitude week! My practice of gratitude begins from the moment I wake up in the morning. Little footsteps running into my room reminding me to let chickens out of the coop, walking outside onto the farm with biodiversity

Week of November 10th

My dear Community, I wanted to take this week’s blog to focus on one of our dedicated workers named Ventura. He’s been with John Givens Farm for over 30 years and is our main irrigator in Buellton. He works Monday through Saturday with few

Week of October 25th

My dear Community, Happy rainy day! We spent the weekend prepping for the rain and I still feel really unprepared today. Such is the life of a Southern California girl I suppose. I spent the weekend cleaning gutters, picking apples, tarping

Week of October 20th

My dear Community, You may have noticed a few substitutions in your CSA box last week. We had trucking issues due to the Alisal fire 101 closure. Our hearts and thoughts go out to those affected by the fire, and to those fighting

Week of October 13th

My Dear Community, In case you missed it last week, we’ve added mushrooms as an add-on option and you can see the varieties that will be included below next to the fruit expansion and lettuce of the week. For now, they’re from a company

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