August 24, 2016

I made it over to Verde Valley Farmer’s Market this weekend and was happy to run into Marshall Miglin from Sunnyside Farm in Camp Verde. Besides growing some amazing squash, Sunnyside has been raising delicious chickens since last year. These pastured chickens are supplemented … Continued

August 17, 2016

The fruit is here! It seems that everyone has fruit this week. We were offered over 300 lbs. of golden delicious apples alone, so it’s nice to know that the fruit is finally coming in. This week we have three kinds … Continued

August 10, 2016

After a very wet week, things are starting to dry out. All the rain and cooler temperatures felt great for us, but apparently it was too much of a good thing for many crops. Tomatoes and cucumbers at Willowbrook Farm started slowing … Continued

July 20, 2016

As we approach the midway point of the season (and hopefully the monsoons) you will notice the crops starting to shift away from all the greens we enjoyed early in the season. This will probably be the last time we … Continued

July 6, 2016

The rain has finally arrived and what a beautiful week it was! The cooler weather was a wonderful treat and such a relief for the farmers and crops. Denise at Willowbrook Farm has been planting corn this week for what … Continued

June 29, 2016

It looks like the monsoons might finally arrive this week and not a moment too soon. In order to plant successive crops (so we have things like lettuce again in the fall), our growers have to plant throughout the season. And … Continued

June 22, 2016

Hot, hot, hot! Is there really anything else worth talking about this week? I don’t think any of us can even think straight with this heat! It certainly is good for getting those summer crops to grow fast, but it’s not … Continued