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Growing real food in beautiful Graham, WA

Diet and Climate Change

How our diet and climate change are interconnected I came across this article in Vox that explores how our diet choices affect climate change.  While the article is focused on the impacts around industrial beef production and greenhouse gas emissions, there are important questions to consider beyond whether to eat beef or not. A lot of…
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‘Super Size Me’ to a Whole New Level

Super Size Me – Beef Cattle Are Growing Larger Than Ever The Washington Post had an article today with another example of how factory farming has gone awry.  Keep eating local! According to Department of Agriculture data, the weight of the average beef cow hovered around 1,000 pounds until the mid-’70s, when advances in genetics,…
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Biodiversity matters!

Biodiversity matters and it’s disappearing This article highlights how small-scale agriculture can help preserve biodiversity. Link to article here Agrobiodiversity Is Disappearing at a Time When We Need It Most

Slow vs Fast Food – an Easy Choice

Toward a Sustainable Food System I received an email from Slow Food USA today, asking to sign the Slow Food Pledge.  The pledge lays out the issue succinctly – climate change is real and we can make a difference by our food choices.  Our mission and vision align with Slow Food USA’s in preserving the…
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Native Plant Sale Ends Soon!

Pierce Conservation District Native Plant Sale Order by January 18 Pierce Conservation District’s annual Native Plant Sale ends January 18.  We placed our order today and will plant trees and shrubs to enhance wildlife habitat.  Native plants ad trees improve the landscape, and will provide firewood in the future.  Not only will this add to the…
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New website

We’ve overhauled the website which now features a cleaner design and a link to our online store.  We can accept credit cards on the site and now have 2018 CSA Vegetable and Egg shares for sale.  If you have any questions or comments, let us know. Cheers!

A Quick Update from the Farm

We’ve been busy here at the farm planning for the 2018 season.  We’ll be offering a limited number of Vegetable CSA shares for 2018 and will be sending out details as it gets closer to January.  If you’re interested in learning more before then, email us for details. The young hens are starting to lay…
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Welcome to Autumn

We’ve been busy as we change seasons – ended with a decent amount of veggies even though we didn’t get the garden planted until late.  Definitely learned some lessons to apply to next year, especially as it relates to insect and weed pressure. The rototiller runs again (huzzah!) and it’s been used to get the…
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