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Farm News for Saturday, August 26, 2017

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Star Hollow Farm
Adams Morgan CSA notes
Saturday, August 26, 2017
now on Instagram...@starhollowfarm.pa

Hello all,


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Our lettuce, normally harvested on Thursday or Friday mornings, harvested today instead, as they're calling for a "severe storm watch" with large, damaging hail tonight. Oh, isn't that great?


[photo] The okra is coming on strong now, thus the addition of our "okra pickle-pack" to the list. This is your chance!


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10.5 hours in front of the computer to put this together. Ever wonder why more farmers don't do an online, free-choice CSA?

This week's produce

  • Greens: cabbage, chard, dandelions, kale, lettuce, pea shoots.
  • Veggies: beans, beets, carrots, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, fennel, garlic,okra, onions, peppers, potatoes, summer squash, tomatillos, tomatoes.
  • Mushrooms: Criminis
  • Herbs: basil, cutting celery, chives, cilantro, garlic chives, lavender, lemon balm, lovage, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage, shiso, sorrel, stevia, tarragon, our mini-sampler & Herbes de Provence.
  • Eggs: Yep.
  • Cheese & butter: Yep, both. (also ash logs and demi-sec)
  • Preserves: Yep. A small number. More coming next week.
  • Fruit & Berries: Apples (incl. Honey Crisp), husk cherries, nectarines, peaches, pears (Asian and Bartlett), rhubarb & cantaloupes.
  • Campfire wood: for your outdoor fire ring.

Thanks for your support,
Randy, Chris & Sam at ...




[Photo] After my dentist appt. Monday I climbed the nearby One Thousand Steps trail up 800 feet to a clearing where I waited for the eclipse.


[Photo] This is what I saw when I arrived, and...


[Photo] ...just a moment later I got to see this, right through my phone camera. Worth all 1000 steps.

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