Week of June 20th

My dear Community, I’m seeing a few melons come out of our greenhouse crops. In my opinion though, they never taste quite as good as when things really start to heat up around here. A quick reminder that eating seasonally is not only

Week of June 15th

My dear Community, The summer produce is flowing in. With hot temperatures in Buellton where most of our fruit is grown, it’s just a matter of time before our CSA boxes and fruit expansions see it filter through. The late

Week of June 8th

My dear Community, The price of our wax cardboard boxes seem to keep rising like the price of gas. Our average box price is over $3. Friendly reminder to please return your box each week or as often as you possibly can. Take a minute

Week of June 1st

My dear Community, I had the opportunity to give a farm tour this weekend. In preparation, I decided to sit down with and informally interview my father-in-law, John Givens. I wanted to solidify my knowledge of the history of the farm and learn his

Week of May 25th

My dear Community, I watched the Ted Talk by Dr. Terry Wahls. She shares her own life experience with her debilitating multiple sclerosis. She had the chance to see all the best doctors and yet with conventional medicine she was only able to slow down the progression of

Week of May 18th

My dear Community, The CSA doesn’t happen without you and so we’re always looking for ways to improve and we would love to hear your feedback.  Let me know if you’re enjoying the fruit expansion. We love strawberries when they’re in season, but

Week of May 11th

My dear Community, A few of my chickens have been escaping their paddock to lay eggs around the farm. I keep forgetting  to build their fence higher to prevent this. I’m off to Tractor Supply now to buy some fencing! Over the

Week of May 4th

My dear Community, I have to share that raising prices isn’t for the faint of heart. Our CSA prices have officially been increased to offset our costs on the backend. I’m hoping this will be the last time we need

Week of April 27th

My dear Community, Whenever I’m overwhelmed by diet culture or the latest health fads being pumped through every social or media outlet, I’m so grateful to come back to the simplicity of farming and the vegetables we grow. With my feet in the dirt I sit, connect

Week of April 20th

My dear Community, I wanted to explain what happens to account credits that are unused by CSA members. If a member quits without using all their funds we have the option to pay it forward.  Lunch on Me is one of my favorite food charities. Food is love and

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