Zucchinis are prolific

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                                                          It's time to celebrate the zucchini.  Bring on the noise makers, the fireworks and the party hats. Hurray! Summer squash season has arrived.  We have 5 varieties planted this year and they are producing faster then a popsicle melting on a hot day.  It is amazing how fast they grow and how many zucchinis one plant will have. And they keep on growing.  The more you pick, the more they seem to grow.  Is this the plant that will feed the world? It could at least help to feed your neighborhood and community. Seriously, if you have...

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Summer solstice 2015

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As I gaze across the meadows (fields) at the mountains and the blue sky I feel so grateful for the life we have.  It's been almost one year since we bought this little farm and moved on to it and not a day goes by that I don't say thank-you, to whom ever is listening.  Since last year we've been going pretty hard improving the inside spaces and the outside gardens. We've renovated a small barn turned residence, into a commercial kitchen and farm store.  We've more than quadrupled the size of the existing vegetable garden and added many more...

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