Week 19: October 8th

  • October 8, 2012

    Week 19!

    Squirreling Season

    Early October is when we, as farmers, most resemble squirrels. We are hustling around the farm with a heightened sense of urgency at this point in the year, working together to cache our oh-so-important wi...

Week 18: October 1st

  • October 3, 2012

    Week 18!

    Bidding Farewell to the Strawberries

    Most likely this is the last week you’ll be seeing that sweet little pint of strawberries in your tote. We had an INCREDIBLE September – sunny and hot – which has kept the berries going l...

Week 17: September 24th

  • September 26, 2012

    Week 17!

    A New Cast of Characters This Week…

    This first week of Fall brings with it some new veggies: celery, shallots, savoy cabbage, and mint. Your summer standbys are still in there – tomatoes, peppers, strawberries, and zucchini...

Week 16: September 17th

  • September 19, 2012

    Week 16!

    Say, Is That a Worm in my Corn?

    Possibly, yes. Our second planting of corn is going out this week – another lovely, sweet, bicolor named Polka – and during harvest I inspected some of the ears for corn earworm. Sure thing, a...

Week 15: September 10th

  • September 12, 2012

    Week 15!

    The Second Half of the Season…

    We’ve officially crossed the halfway mark in the Harvest Basket season, with 14 weeks down and 14 more to go. If there’s one word to sum up the second half of the season, it’s usually “heavy.”...

Week 14: September 3rd

  • September 5, 2012

    Week 14!


    As we were harvesting and washing all of the produce on Tuesday, there was one gnawing concern: would this week’s CSA share actually fit in a 10 gallon Rubbermaid tote? 8 ears of corn, 2 red onions, a pound of ca...

Week 13: August 27th

  • August 29, 2012

    Week 13!

    Heirloom Tomatoes

    Last week the heirlooms began showing up in your tote; you may have gotten a big pink Brandywine, or a great green Aunt Ruby’s (yes, that green tomato is RIPE!), or a persimmon orange Persimmon, or a sunset...

Week 12: August 20th

  • August 22, 2012

    Week 12!

    Pico de Gallo Week!

    What happens when the tomatoes, cilantro, sweet onions, and Serrano peppers are all ready at the same time at Valley Flora? Fresh salsa is what happens! With the exception of fresh limes – which we WISH w...

Week 11: August 13th

  • August 15, 2012

    Week 11!


    Need I say more?


    Except that this is the sooner-than-anticipated kickoff of tomato season. For the next month+ you’ll be getting an assortment...

Food Class at Valley Flora

  • August 8, 2012

    Introduction to Food Energetics
     A thought-provoking philosophy into food and cooking


    Join us at

    Valley Flora Farm

    to start your journey in creating healing meals

    Saturday, August 25th,...