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A short breather before a Big Finish

Our CSA pickups are on a one-week break this week, as we gather in the fall storage crops for a Big Finish for all next week. Enjoy this weird and warm weather and see you next week!

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What’s in Season? Zucchini Time!

It’s Zucchini Time here on the farm and we want to get you ready for enjoying the amazing generosity of the zucchini plant. Here’s a dynamic duo of recipes from Lindsay to get you started! Zucchini pasta with scape pesto … Continue reading

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Tomatoes are mad science

Even though we now grow spinach and other greens in our unheated greenhouses all winter long, it is still an event when we fire up the propagation greenhouse in the beginning of February. The first thing we seed is our … Continue reading

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Major construction on new winter storage rooms this winter

At Luna Bleu Farm we are building several insulated rooms in the middle of our barn to better store the crops for our winter CSA and winter farmers’ markets. Since we store a wide diversity of crops, we need different … Continue reading

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REAL Baby Carrots and Tips on Nutrients in Carrots

I know they are popular, but I must admit, I really do not like those little packages labeled “baby carrots” that you find in the store. These are actually just regular ol’ carrots that are misshapen or broken or just … Continue reading

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Winter on the farm

Winter is when the farmers at Luna Bleu Farm look back . . . and think ahead. We are ordering our seeds, scheduling our planting dates, and making our field maps . . . meaning that it’s time to sign … Continue reading

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Large-Scale Garlic Planting, Vermont-style

Garlic planting time: in this Luna Bleu Short our intrepid crew folk Lindsay Quella and Lucas Sanford-Long show how it’s done on a large scale, Vermont style! Did you know that we plant the garlic in the fall? From bulbs … Continue reading

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Field Notes: July Starts Bring October Harvests

October is the time that we are harvesting crops to store for the winter. Of course, we needed to plan and plant way ahead of time for these crops to be ready now . . . Got a minute and … Continue reading

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