Garlic Planting 2012

Greetings Dear Friends of the Farm,
 
Today it really looked & felt like winter, perfect timing for the last big harvest.  Tomorrow will be the final CSA pick-up, and the Woodstock market ended a few weeks ago.. grateful for a very abundant season!!!   We’ll be in the barn tomorrow (wed) chopping up the leftover veggies for our winter Kimchi & Sauerkraut, stop by for a visit if you like:) 
 
Better yet,  come by this Sunday (11-11) for our final community event of the season: 
the 3rd annual..Garlic Planting Party!
Come by any time after 12 to hang out and help with various projects,
plant some cloves into their beds around 2, and then before dark we’ll share a big pot of soup around the fire!
All are welcome, come by at any time. 
 
Most importantly, THANK YOU everyone who helped make this farm season possible.  For all the manure-hauling, tool-fixing, weeding, digging, veggie-washing, seed-growing, fence-building, veggie-buying & just stopping by…we are so grateful!  Looking forward to an even better next season!
 
Lots of Love from Clove Valley Road,
 
Aileah, Toby, Rio, Premilla, Ustya, Jens, Dave & Stella

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Community Potluck Sunday May 20th!

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Fence-Raising Party!

Come by for a community work-party this Saturday May 5th! We’ll be putting the finishing touches on our beautiful new cedar deer fence. We’ll also begin cleaning out the Big White Barn (a great potential community space), and perhaps creating new potato beds. All are welcome, many hands make light work!

Come by anytime 11-4, snacks provided.

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Time to Sign Up! Call for 2012 CSA Members

Spring is quickly approaching & we’re getting exited for another season of abundance!

Clove Valley CSA is now accepting members for our 2012 season… please join us, share in the produce, and be a part of our farm community!

We are already working joyfully and lovingly to grow a wide variety of vegetables, herbs, and flowers for YOU,  dear friends and neighbors. 

Membership includes:

  •  24 weeks (June-mid Nov) of a wide variety of seasonal farm produce, enough to feed a family.
  • Full access to U-pick gardens including herbs, flowers, cherry tomatoes, peas & beans.
  • Full access to a uniquely magnificent piece of land right on the Mohonk preserve.
  • Free participation in all workshops and events on the farm.

Other Details:

  • Cost is $700, payment plans are available.  Inquire about sliding scale.
  • Pickup on Wed 12-6 or Sat 9-6.. lots of flexibility!
  • Our methods are no-till organic, regenerating soil and working in harmony with nature.

We only have space for 20 members, so sign up soon!

Call or email to join or for more info: 845-687-0535/clovevalleycsa@gmail.com

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Work Party Date Change.. Wed Nov 9th same time

Work Party TOMORROW (Wed the 9th) instead! Same intention, different day.. the weather is supposed to be nice tomorrow but not nice Thursday.

SO… come on over anytime Tomorrow afternoon and join in the garlic planting and mulching, helping take Ustya’s tipi down, etc. We’ll be serving a giant pot of venison chili (with also a veggie option) to all who come by. See you on the farm!

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End of Season Work Party and Celebration! Thurs Nov 10th

Dear Friends & Neighbors,
 
Many hands makes Light and Joyful work!  There’s lots to do before this farm sleeps for the winter…moving the chickens, planting garlic, spreading compost and mulch, taking down the tipis, etc.    And… we hope to bring people together on the farm one last time.   So…you are all invited to our last community work-party of the season, which will culminate in a sunset feast around the fire.  We’ll have a work session from noon-5, come by for any part of that.  Anyone who lends a hand will be served a Lovingly prepared meal.. so please RSVP so I know how much to make.   And if you can’t come earlier than 5..come by anyway (the more the merrier) and celebrate the end of season and full moon with us! 
 
Much Love,
 
Aileah, Ustya, and the rest of us at Clove Valley CSA

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