October 10, 2017


Notes from the field:

Wind, rain, and sun all blessed our wedding day - the atmosphere was wild with creativity and we had fun.

For the last CSA bag, the tomatoes have hung on and are pumping out lots more green fruits - and we are giving you the true taste of Autumn with roots, and other storage crops.

Thank you for a great season.

For those signed up for the winter share see you the week of Nobember 13th.

All the best,

Dig Deep


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October 3, 2017


Notes from the Field

The past few days have been great harvest weather, no sweltering employees.  The nights have been cool, with the kiss of frost in some spots.

This time of year restores my reverance for our lifestyle - working at dawn and dusk certain days of the seek offer some of the most beautiful colors - peaches and salmons; sunrises and sunsets.

I think we still have a bit of growing time left.  Our storage carrots are looking great, but would be happy with a little rain.

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September 26, 2017


Notes from the Field:

A strong and low autumn sun has been ripening the crops and creating sweat beads on the brow - Wyatt and Martin, who have dedicatedly labored this season with Dig Deep took it all in stride.  We picked 45 pounds of green beans together on Monday!  And the kale to over winter looks lush and plentiful.  Two weeks left of the "summer" share.

What's in the Bag?

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September 19, 2017


Notes from the Field:

How do we say goodby to summer?

As the fall equinox approaches, celegrations of community pop-up: The Common Ground Country Fair is one...

Fall brings longer nights (than summer), cooler nights too.  It also is the convergence of peak food availability - hopefully you've eaten all the cucumbers and summer squash you could, or have put some by the winter.

I am eager to do field clean up and finish cover cropping before the beet and carrot harvest.

What's in the Bag?

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September 12, 2017


Notes from the Field:

Part of each season's journey is social-emotional.  Jon and I will be getting married in early October!  Surprise!

We are so fortunate to have one another and so fortunate to have a wonderful community!

If you would be moved to come celebrate we are having a potluck reception at our house.  Come anytime after 4:30 with a dish for 5 - 7 people.  Potluch 5 to 7 with a band and bonfire to follow Sunday October 8, 2017!

What's in the Bag?

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September 5, 2017


Notes from the Field:

Thank you!

See Cantaloupe Sorbet recipe

What's in the Bag:

  • Salad mix
  • 1 heat lettuce
  • 6 leeks
  • 1 quart potatoes
  • 1 bag tomatoes
  • 2 canteloupes
  • 1 Lilly melon
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August 29, 2017


Notes from the Field:

With the height of summer, your bags will burst with the fruitiness of melon and tomatoes.

The Lilly melon is a crenshaw melon and tastes similar to a canteloupe, but the rind is nearly paper thin.

With the lack of salad mix - to return in 2ish week, please enjoy  the head lettuce and nasturtium greens as salad/leafy green substitutes!

See Quick Fresh Tomato Sauce recipe!


Dalziel - Dig Deep

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March 7, 2017

  • Notes from the Field:

The winter season has brought shorter work days, good rest, and friendships.

As April approaches Jon and I are working out the organizational details of our crop plans, prepping the high tunnel for early spring greens, talking through marketing opportunities, ans starting seeds.  What fun?!?! Yes!

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February 7, 2017


Notes from the Field:

18 states in 20 days.  Jon and I took a winter trip to see family that brought stories of land I could never have imagined: Pastures with cows and wind mills in Texas; acres of green in Illinois, one of our bread basket states; and so much more.

Enjoy your bags this month.  The next bag I will fill with more greens than just cabbage:

The farm is still this time of year - so pleasant.

Dreams of fresh summer melon and brilliant cut flowers keep the heart moving...

Next pickup:

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November 15, 2016


Notes from the Field:

We finished emptying the fields this week. . . no moment too soon!  This past Wednesday evening the sun poured through the trees in the west, imposing communication: "I'm setting;" evoking the feeling: -- there's not much time left.  And we finished pulling the leeks for winter storage.

Farming this time deepens the reverence, appreciation, and wonder of soil, sun, weather, and nature as a whole.  How did some crops make it and not others?  How do we learn from the season?  What do we do with all the storage radishes??

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