CSA Week 3

It feels like summer has arrived not only because the Memorial Day weekend signals it , but because the weather seems to have made the shift! The sun’s warmth on our bodies and on the plants makes us all lean toward it basking in the energy. Steve will say what he really enjoys is the […]
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CSA WEEK 2

Eating  a seasonal harvest is what Community Supported Agriculture is all about. We work with the conditions of each season to grow what the climate allows. As you are aware this spring has been one of rain, rain, and more rain! The abundance of rain has delayed putting plants in the ground for most farmers […]
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Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Begins May 15th

Greetings CSA Members,We are happy to announce May 15th as the beginning date for our CSA! It has been a difficult spring with lots of rain and cool temperatures, but thanks to perseverance – and a hoop house- we are ready to bring you the freshest, seasonal, harvest possible!Your first bucket will include lots of […]
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From the beginning…

 In February, Steve began to cultivate the seeds for many of the plants to be grow in the garden.  Our basement was transformed into a nursery as tiny seeds were put into trays of rich soil. During the germinating and early growth, the trays started out on a heating pad with grow lights set on […]
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WInter at the Farm – 2013

The plans for a fruit orchard began mulling around in Steve’s head almost as soon as we bought the farm property in 2007. As he made his way through the multitude of necessary improvements on a new piece of property, the idea of an orchard stayed with him. So in 2011 after much planning and […]
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What’s Harvesting?

We now understand why farmers are always lamenting the weather! Last month’s drought demanded a lot of irrigation, but Steve “weathered” through it lugging the huge hoses from one dry area to another.   The recent rains have been just what the gardens needed- a thorough soaking! So what have these much needed rainstorms nourished […]
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Here We Grow!

Back in early June, when we were still enjoying regular rain and cooler temperatures, Steve and I made the certain decision to start a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). We felt like the time was right. We had been receiving interest from people who knew about our gardening, and we felt like if we started with […]
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Welcome Summertime!

Summer is officially here and the gardens are growing everyday! Truly, plants will grow significantly from one day to the next. Where there was a bloom, the next day will be the fruit! It is so cool to be a part of such a vibrant atmosphere. It just shows what a lot of TLC and […]
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Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time to honor and remember those who have lost their lives in military service. It is hard to comprehend the sacrifices our soldiers and their families make in protecting our freedom. Some, like my high school friend, Claire Estiponal, give the ultimate sacrifice. Her son JJ, a private in the Marine […]
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Spring has Sprung!

Wow! What a busy winter we have had at Rising Fawn Gardens. The biggest project completed was a 20′ x 96′ hoop house. We built the hoop house as a means to bring our customers our best, fresh produce for a longer season. All of the hoop house plants began from seeds tenderly nurtured through […]
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