Week 6 from Valley Flora - Happy Spring!

  • Bunched Spinach
  • Cauliflower
  • Leeks - last harvest of the year!
  • Butternut Squash
  • Shallots
  • Spring Raab - a mix of tender buds from our kale, cabbage, collards and Brussels sprouts this week
  • Purple Sprouting Broccoli
  • Red Beets
  • Purple and Yellow Potatoes
  • Parsley - Curly or Italian
  • Resurrection Celery - These flavor-packed stalks are winter regrowth from the celery plants we logged for you last fall. In a mild winter, the plants can send up new shoots after being harvested, giving us a a special harvest of mini "resurrection" celery come spring. Great sauteed up as a flavor base, added to soup, or even munched raw.
  • Micro Mix - radish and mesclun blend
  • Purple Cabbage


Spring sprang yesterday amidst a frenzy of activity on the farm as we tried to cross everything we could off our list before the next wall of rain arrives. Jack and Lily had their first day back in harness after a winter's rest and they earned an A+ for good behavior and tireless work ethic. The horses spread mountains of compost on the field, cultivated the new artichoke patch, and helped unearth the rhubarb, which was choked with winter weeds. Meanwhile all the Valley Flora two-leggeds were putting their opposable thumbs to good use pruning fruit trees, weeding perennials, mowing cover crop, transplanting greenhouse starts, and putting row cover on all the beds that got seeded over the weekend: favas, peas, carrots, beets, turnips, radishes and arugula, oh my! Might we actually be a little relieved when it starts raining again, if only to get through the unruly pile on this neglected desk? Perhaps....

Sign Up for the Valley Flora CSA with SNAP, Double Up Food Bucks Pays Half!

Spread the word to anyone you know who has SNAP food benefits! SNAP members who sign up for our CSA pay half the cost and Double Up Food Bucks covers the other half. It's a fantastic program that makes fresh produce more accessible to everyone in our community. Help us get the word out! You can read more about it and sign up on our website here.