thanksgiving time

Dear friends,

thank you all for all the ways you have helped the Mustard Seed Community Farm this season! We are really grateful to you all!

Winter is coming, and we at the farm are not fully prepared for it, so i thought i would ask to see if anyone was able to help out during the thanksgiving holiday time.

oct 10-13

first week of october

csa news

Dear members,

It’s already mid-september! There’s lots of news in this email, so please read through to the end (or just skim to the part that is most interesting to you).

In this email:
1. Your box this week
2. End of season
3. Cider pressing event sept 30
4. We still need help with harvests!!
5. Season summary so far

1. in your box:

week of sept 22

CSA sheet 9/5/17

these boxes are from a few weeks ago. as noted above - cucumbers are over. the vines have all died.

harvesters needed!

The harvest is plenty but the workers are few!
There are about 2 weeks left of the season and we REALLY need help these last few weeks.

week of 8/29

cider pressing, sugar creek, and other events

hi friends,

i haven't typed up all the meeting minutes yet, but i thought i better hurry up and send out important dates so they can get on your calendars. if other folks want to come out on other saturday afternoons, let me know.

You could print this out and put it on your fridge!!!

Sat Sept 2: afternoon work day 1-4pm, at the farm

9/15-9/17 Fri evening -sunday morning, SUGAR CREEK Midwest Catholic Worker Gathering - eastern iowa, near Dewitt or Clinton. This is very fun and good for the whole family.

9/24 Sunday 5:30-8pm - potluck and farm team meeting at the farm

3 csa sheets (8/8-8/25)

WE FINALLY GOT RAIN! Between 3 rain events the past few days, we got 1.35 inches of rain. This is the largest rainfall (in a 36 hour period) that we have gotten all year. This information expresses that: 1. This has been an incredibly dry year and 2, we are incredibly grateful for this rain. it might have saved a few of our crops from complete destruction.

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