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It’s that time of year again! Help us celebrate Community Supported Agriculture by signing up for your spring (and summer, fall and winter) share on February 26. Buying a share on CSA Day is the perfect way to make a meaningful investment in your local food system. Our dedicated crew has already headed back to work, cleaning out and seeding the hoop houses for those first few weeks of April. The work that happens this winter and early spring sets the foundation for an abundant CSA season! Online sign-up is available on our website, canecreekfarm.net. Those who purchase more than $600 receive a 10% discount. We are looking forward to seeing you this spring!
Lunch N' Learn Series 2016
Cane Creek Farm’s Lunch N’ Learn Series is held on the second Wednesday of each month, March through October. The active learning experiences take place at the farm, 11 AM – 1 PM, and include a simple lunch made from farm produce and ingredients. The variety of topics are geared towards the backyard farmer who can take the learnings home and implement a new sustainable practice or hobby. The classes are $35 per person, limited to 10 participants, and advance registration is required at www.canecreekfarm.net.
Topics and dates:
March 9 – Start your own vegetable and flower transplants April 13– Plant an organic raised vegetable bed May 11– Plant an organic cut flower bed June 8– Herbs in the kitchen July 13– Arrange garden flower bouquets August 10- Plant an organic fall garden September 14 – Identify medicinal plants and their uses October 12– Grow shitake mushrooms, inoculate a log
Fundamentals of Organic Growing starts February 27; it is not too late to sign
Meet the new faces of CCF This winter has seen the addition of many members to the farm. Four short-legged Dexter cows are now living in the field on the far side of the driveway, and 12 pregnant ewes are hanging out in the middle fields. They will lamb this spring!