• STITCH IN TIME

    A friend of mine who works at a Thrift store in the area knew I was interested in learning to sew. Fortunately, someone donated a new sewing machine to the store and she immediately called me. The price was a steal – $50 for a $200 machine — SOLD!. The

  • BE THE CHANGE, LIVE THE SOLUTION

    For more than six months now, I have been a wild man planting, faced with having to make tomatoes while the summer sun shines. As the seasonal heat cycles away, my tomato lust has not been satisfied. I had great hopes for those plants.  My expectations–they were reasonable–were to reap

  • TOMATO MANIA

    Packing tomatoes for customers Woke up this morning to the unusual sound of light drizzle!   What an unexpected blessing! It’s not hard enough to penetrate the soil, but it sure helps freshen things up! Friday is our busiest day for orders and we spend much of the morning –

  • BERRY'LICIOUS

             Raspberry                    Strawberry              Almost ripe blackberries The guys have started tearing off the old garage roof and will be replacing it with an entire new roof for the installation of solar panels. It’s quite a job due to the fact that the garage is nearly 90 years old

  • BERRY’LICIOUS

             Raspberry                    Strawberry              Almost ripe blackberries The guys have started tearing off the old garage roof and will be replacing it with an entire new roof for the installation of solar panels. It’s quite a job due to the fact that the garage is nearly 90 years old

  • SUMMER BLOOMS

    Purple Amaranth               Purple Echinacea                   Goldenrod There are endless opportunities to experience when you have a garden. Besides providing fresh produce for our eating needs, the pleasure of beauty and interaction with God’s nature, we can actually make a decent living from intensive gardening. We are continually amazed at

  • SLICE OF APPLE PIE

    Hope everyone had a delightful holiday… Over the 4th we found a home for two of our ducks. It was sad to see them go, but we were comforted to know that they are going to be really well taken care of by someone who is absolutely wild about ducks

  • MOVE OVER RED DELICIOUS

    First Anna apples The first juicy & delicious Anna apples have ripened to a blushing pink and are ready to crunch on! They are smaller than store bought, but hey, who cares? –they are thousand times tastier! As for the other fruit, the figs and peaches should be ready soon.

  • YOU SAY TOMATO, I SAY TOMAHTO?

    Honestly, I prefer the British way. Too many Masterpiece Theatres and BBC productions I suppose, but that’s another story! The tomatoes are   s l  o  w  l  y   starting to trickle in!!! Our customers have been constantly asking us, “You have any heirlooms yet?” Right now, we don’t have

  • IN THE GOOD OLD SUMMERTIME

    Cardoon flower Well, readers, theJune on-line newsletter is published! I definitely know that I’m not too good at keeping to a regular publishing schedule. There is just so much constantly going on here that, sadly, the newsletter sometimes ends up on the back burner. Enjoy! Seems with the cool June