From the farm

From tips and tricks for growing produce in Western Pennsylvania to fascinating insights about our farm family’s adventures with pumpkins, watermelons, and reflections on our journey as CSA farmers in Pittsburgh, our blog is a window into the heart and soul of our farm.

Pittsburghese

Pittsburghese

One day while doing a live CSA sign up event at Mystery Lovers Bookshop in Oakmont, Farmer Jeremy pointed out a book to me and said I needed to read it. The book was about how to speak Pittsburghese. I cannot remember the exact title or author of the book but it lead...

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Understanding What it Means to Be a Certified Organic CSA

Understanding What it Means to Be a Certified Organic CSA

The adoption of organic farming practices has surged in popularity, with Certified Organic Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) standing out as a notable trend. A question frequently posed to us is: Are you certified organic?   Let’s explore what it means to be a...

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LEARN ALL ABOUT PUMPKINS FROM YOUR CSA FARM FAMILY

LEARN ALL ABOUT PUMPKINS FROM YOUR CSA FARM FAMILY

Today I will be talking about Pumpkins. Pumpkins are funny looking, delicious, and large. There are so many things about them that people don't know.​​When you think of a pumpkin what comes to your mind first? Most likely a round smooth orange vegetable, but Pumpkins...

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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF YOUR CSA FARM FAMILY IN PITTSBURGH, PA

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF YOUR CSA FARM FAMILY IN PITTSBURGH, PA

I’ll admit it - I am not, and I’ll repeat it, I am not a morning person and yet….I married a farmer! A city girl who married a farmer. And became a farmer herself. I could never have imagined that when I married into this farm family 18 years ago. And now we farm with...

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SWEET, JUICY WATERMELON – HOW WE MISS YOU

SWEET, JUICY WATERMELON – HOW WE MISS YOU

Here's the thing if you grow up on a produce farm, you always expect fresh vegetables and melons. Something is always available during the summer months.  You just go out to the field and pick what you feel like for a snack. A favorite of our kids is watermelon but...

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