Keeping Price in Perspective

Now that the Brookside Farmer’s Market has started, I’ve been thinking about how we price things and how to justify what we charge. It’s a slippery slope. As farmers who receive NO subsidies from the government, we have to charge our customers the REAL price of growing a particular crop, while buffering that cost with […]

Free Vitamin D! All you can use!

Well, as my Dad says, nothing in life is free.  And I think he’s probably right.  It was a catchy title, and I had to run with it.  We’d love to see a few volunteers around the farm- learn a little farming, get a little dirt under your nails, soak up some sun, listen to the […]

Still a few CSA Openings… BUT Filling up Fast…

Just a quick blog today… planted 600 head of lettuce yesterday AFTER the rain passed through- one little poke into the soggy soil and then the next… and then the next… thank goodness for raised beds and pathways with mulch.  Also planted broccoli and cabbage outside, finally. Maybe today I’ll take a break from office […]