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Knuckle Down News

Heat waves, thunderstorms and garlic scapes: welcome summer

ON FARM CSA MEMBERS Thanks to everyone for making week one of the CSA go so smoothly! I hope you have been enjoying lots of salad in this hot weather. We have been busy in the field with the last big push to get all of our summer crops in the ground. Almost all of […]

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On-Farm Tuesday Pickup Details

Hello On-farm CSA Members! Our first on-farm pick-up of the season is upon us! Here are some things you need to know: Farm Pick-up time is Tuesday June 16, anytime between 4pm and 7pm at 251 Anderson Island Rd. (if you can’t make it, please arrange an alternative time with me). Most people have opted […]

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Thunder and Lightning

Hello everyone, I thought I would take this latest thunderstorm as an opportunity to get a quick note out! It has been a temperature rollercoaster of a Spring, but the recent rains with the long days and heat mean the garden is suddenly exploding with green. That means we are right on track to start […]

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Long-Overdue May Updates from the Farm

Hello everyone and a big welcome to all of our new members. There has been so much keeping on my toes since my last newsletter that I’m not sure where to even start. So, just like every good Canadian, I suppose I will start with the weather. Remember the super mild Spring we were having? […]

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April Update

Congratulations everyone, we made it through a very strange March and it looks like we have some beautiful April days coming up to lift our spirits. If you are able to find a quiet road near some wetlands to take a walk, I highly recommend it. The birds and Spring Peepers are out in full […]

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Preparing for Spring in a Challenging Time

In two days it’ll officially be Spring, and when I turn off my radio and stay away from social media the rhythms of life on the farm are comfortingly unchanged. The days are getting longer, the Sun is stronger on my face, the red-winged blackbirds have returned and are sending their distinctive trills across the […]

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