Spring CSA – Week 2

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This second week of spring CSA is giving us a reprieve from the fieldwork with a rainy Wednesday. We are in need of some time in the greenhouses to trellis the cherry tomatoes and seed transplants for the upcoming weeks.  As long as the rain stays in liquid form and we don’t get any hail we are content.  Monday and Tuesday were filled with transplanting thousands of plants and many were in need of a good drink.  The crew has already begun cultivating the weeds in the crops that were established over the past two months; we have cultivated the potatoes, onions, beets, carrots, parsnips, broccoli, cabbage, lettuce, spinach, and peas….


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Grinnell Heritage Farm, owned and operated by Andrew and Melissa Dunham, produces USDA organic vegetables, flowers and herbs. Andrew is a 5th generation Iowa farmer. The 80 acre farm, located northeast of Grinnell, has been in the family for 153 years, and is counted amongst the oldest family farms in central Iowa.




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