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E-newsletter – September 12, 2022


25525 WCR 48
Kersey, CO 80644 jacquie@monroefarm.com

NOTE: This weblog is posted by a volunteer. Nobody from the farm checks or responds to messages right here. You could contact the farm immediately with any questions, feedback, and so on

Pricey Buddies,

This Week you’re must be getting: yellow onions, turnips, squash, cucumbers, broccoli, kale, tomatoes, muskmelon & peppers: yellow bell, bell, Anaheim, Poblanos, jalapenos, and banana peppers.

Fruit Shares must be receiving a 20lb field of Bartlett pears & Akane apples combination.

Olive oil must be delivered this week to these members who obtain it month-to-month

Honey must be coming subsequent week for these members who obtain it month-to-month & 1 time.

Sorry we missed a e-newsletter final week. Jerry fell backwards off the excessive clearance tractor and damage his again on August twenty sixth. He went to the emergency room and stayed within the hospital for 3 days. In fact, he was in a rush, like he all the time is and missed a handhold. Since he was on his manner down, his momentum threw him backwards. He now has a hairline fracture in his decrease again. He’ll make a full restoration, however like all bones, it’s going to take 8 to 12 weeks. He now wears a brace to maintain him from slouching or bending over. Jerry has already made important enchancment as a result of his ache stage is low and is already taking lengthy walks. Thanks for understanding!

Water: Denver and south has gotten good rains this yr, however we’ve got not right here on the farm. We’re nonetheless in drought situations with 102-degree days all final week. Now we have been notified by our water firm who manages our water utilization that the primary ditch that brings water from the lakes might be shut off the third or fourth week of September. Most farmers have used all their water and the lake is mainly too low to proceed to ship water. That is big to us since we’re used to getting water all by way of October. We’re uncertain how this can influence the farm. However we might be harvesting like loopy earlier than the bottom turns to concrete over the subsequent 4 weeks.

Boulder Mushroom: With 7 years instructing inside his local people in regards to the wonders of mushrooms, Zach Hedstrom, founder & proprietor of Boulder Mushroom, has devoted its mission to the event of prolific mushrooms strains that are tailored to domestically obtainable substrate supplies, whereas additionally cultivating the very best high quality culinary & medicinal mushrooms. Boulder Mushroom serves in producing the very best high quality fungi obtainable for our prospects. Our domestically grown spawn, produced in Boulder County, Colorado is assured vigorous & viable. Boulder Mushroom provides distinctive strains of mushrooms, which have been tailored for manufacturing from inside our personal native atmosphere. Our cultivated culinary mushrooms are assured prime quality, acknowledged for impeccable taste, texture, and sweetness.

Many members have been asking the place the mushrooms have been coming from. Sorry I didn’t do that sooner! This was taken from their web site, and that is who we’ve got been working with. As a result of we discovered this firm too late within the season for them to develop mushrooms for us, we’ve got been getting their surplus mushrooms. We intend to take a seat down and map out a course in producing mushrooms particularly for our personal membership for subsequent yr. With the survey we took earlier within the season and the response to creating precise orders, we can have the data we have to get a pleasant number of mushrooms subsequent summer time.

Hope you all have a beautiful week!

Jerry, Jacquie, Kyle, Sam & crew

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