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Sign up for a 2021 Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Share today, and eat well this summer!

Stone’s Throw Farm Vegetable and Flower Shares are available now; sign up online or use our print and mail form.

Our Early Bird Discount gives you $15 off a Veggie CSA Share when you pay in full by March 15, 2021. Or, make an initial payment now and pay the remainder by June 1, 2021.

Our Stone’s Throw Farm 2021 CSA Shares will be available for purchase by the end of the month. Please check back soon or follow us here or on Facebook. Thanks!

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Sunrise, Sunset

We’ve had some really beautiful ones lately.

Feeling ambitious?

“A tomato may be a fruit, but it is a singular fruit. A savory fruit. A fruit that has ambitions far beyond the ambitions of other fruits.” ~ E. Lockhart

We have canning tomatoes! Red and gold Roma-type; low moisture varieties perfect for cooking down into sauce, dehydrating, or making salsa.

On sale for $30 per half bushel (about 20 pounds) or $55 for a full bushel, if picked up at the farm. Please contact me to order or get more information.

8C611C73-Stone’s Throw Farm Flower Shares have started, and Paula has been turning the flowers I’ve grown into beautiful bouquets each week. This week’s bouquet was packed with blooms!

We’re picking so many flowers right now, that we can easily accommodate several more Flower Shares, if anyone is interested. Flower Shares can be picked up at the farm or at any of our veggie CSA pick-up sites on Wednesdays.

Folks can either enjoy each week’s bouquet as is, rearrange it, or turn it into multiple smaller bouquets, as Paula demonstrated below.

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I’m also able to provide bulk flowers; please contact me for more information.

 

 

A Little Sip

We finally got a quarter inch of rain here at Stone’s Throw Farm; not much considering how dry it is, but we’ll definitely take it. The vegetable rows have been looking more and more like little green oases against a background of yellow and brown.

Stone’s Throw Farm members can pick up their first Veggie CSA box of the season this coming Wednesday, June 17. Everything’s been growing fast thanks to mostly sunny weather and regular irrigation. We finished transplanting the “hot crops” into the field last week, and many of the early veggies are looking good enough to eat; can’t wait to share some with you.

20200605_093040I still have plenty of big, beautiful lettuce heads and tender, fresh spinach available, so I’ll keep taking pre-orders for pick-up at the Carlton County Farmers Market on Saturday, until I’m sold out. Thanks!

20200530_102150_HDRI wouldn’t want to miss the first Carlton County Farmers Market of the 2020 season, so I’ll be at the Cloquet market this Saturday, June 6, at 9 am, with certified organic produce:  head lettuce ($2.00/head) and spinach ($3.50/10 ounces).

New this year, you can pre-order and pay with a credit card at my Food4All shopping page if you like, or pre-order via email or phone message by 9 am Friday morning, June 5, and pay with cash at the market. Availability is not guaranteed if ordering by phone or email, but I will fill orders in a first-come, first served fashion, and will let you know if was sold out before I got your order.

Thanks for giving pre-orders a try! I hope to see you at market this Saturday.