July 15, 2020

Well, I think we are all just waiting for the rain now. The clouds have certainly been teasing us, but they need to just deliver already! At least the heat has brought on the tomatoes, and eggplants and peppers won’t … Continued

July 8, 2020

The heat is on and we are waiting for the monsoons. We’ve had a few teases, but we are hoping the real thing will be here soon! As the fields surrounding local farms have dried out, the critters have started … Continued

July 1, 2020

July is here and hopefully the rain won’t be far behind. At least this week is a little cooler for all the growers out in the field. While the eventual monsoon rains will cool things off and give plants a boost, … Continued

June 24, 2020

Summer has arrived, and with it, summer squash! The first of what I think of as the true summer crops heralds all the other summer goodness yet to come. This is also the first week for potatoes, courtesy of Dave … Continued

June 17, 2020

I spent the last week rafting the Green River in Utah and it was quite an adventure! There were hurricane-force winds, freezing cold rain storms, rapids, a flipped raft, and lots of lizards. But we were definitely missing out on … Continued

June 3, 2020

June is here and summer is just around the corner. Tomato plants are starting to fruit, stone fruits are getting bigger on the trees, and garlic is being harvested. But for now we can continue to enjoy the early-season greens that … Continued

May 27, 2020

We hope you enjoyed your first share this past week! What a wonderful start to the season. This week the weather is supposed to turn HOT — we might even break 100 degrees. Just last Wednesday, Whipstone Farm had a frost that … Continued

May 20, 2020

Welcome to the 14th season of Verde Valley CSA! To our new members, welcome and thank you for supporting local farmers. We are so excited to serve you this season. And to all our returning shareholders, thank you for your continued support … Continued

October 2, 2019

It’s our penultimate week of the 2019 season, and the fields are slowing down. Willowbrook Farm has a cover crop planted and will be putting next year’s garlic crop in the field in just a few weeks. Frost and rain have … Continued