Category Archives: Newsletters 2009

Dani’s email news from 2009.

News from Cross Island Farms: Hay is in, Chickens are laying, Dogs are grooming, Seeds are sprouting, Herd is expanding

December 31, 2009 Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, Winter has finally arrived here at Cross Island Farms.  With the temperature hovering around zero and a fresh few inches of snow cover, we have been spending our time away … Continue reading

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Special Thanksgiving Holiday Vegetable offer and “Big Daddy” arrives at Cross Island Farms

November 6, 2009 Dear Friends and Farm Patrons, This year, for the first time,  Cross Island Farms is offering a special Thanksgiving Holiday Vegetable Assortment containing an abundance of fresh, certified organic vegetables to serve to your family and guests this holiday.  … Continue reading

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They Say Pigs Can’t Fly (not original title)

Dear Friends and Farm Patrons, They say pigs can’t fly, but if we are to believe our eyes, two of our sows did just that the other day when we were touring staff from the local Cornell Cooperative Extension.  We were in the pasture behind the … Continue reading

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CROSS ISLAND FARMS’ THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY GOURMET VEGETABLE ASSORTMENT

October 22, 2009 Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, The announcement about our THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY VEGETABLE ASSORTMENT is attached. This year, in addition to farm pick-up and some local delivery, we are offering a shipping option, so you … Continue reading

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What’s new? Season-extending hoop house, pregnant cows, small wind project and primitive campsites

October 02, 2009 Dear Friends and Farm Patrons, What’s new and in season at Cross Island Farms? Some people believe that once fall arrives, the produce season is over.  Not true at Cross Island Farms.  We continue to harvest root crops and greens into … Continue reading

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Harvest Bountiful – Stand is Open – Italian Dinner anyone? & Primitive Campsites ready for occupancy!

September 09, 2009 Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, Though we are sorry to see our Summer friends leave, the good news is this year’s HARVEST IS BOUNTIFUL, and in full swing now, and THE STAND IS OPEN! … Continue reading

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News Flash from Cross Island Farms: Late Blight arrives, Processing tomatoes offered, Chevon (goat) price lowered, Vacationer article published, Primitive Campsites developed, CSA openings anticipated

August 23, 2009 Dear Loyal Farm Patrons and Friends, The end of the Summer season is fast approaching along with its bittersweet emotions.  Here on the farm we wish safe travels to those departing to get back home before the … Continue reading

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Goats on the Front Lawn and WWOOFers?

August 13, 2009 Dear Loyal Patrons and Friends of Cross Island Farms, What’s new on the Farm? Finally, several of our goats and two sets of twin babies are now grazing and frolicking on the front lawn at Cross Island … Continue reading

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Cusp of Summer Weekend Offerings, CSA Openings, and Meat Reservations

July 31, 2009 Dear Cross Island Farms Friends and Patrons, The stand is freshly stocked for this “cusp of summer” weekend with a variety of freshly picked TOMATOES, gorgeous “Ping Tung Long” and elegant purple EGGPLANT, pattipan SQUASH and ZUCCHINI, fresh BASIL, … Continue reading

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Eggplant, Cukes and Tomatoes are in! Taking reservations for Certified Organic Pastured Pork and Chevon and It’s (another) boy and girl!striped

July 25, 2009 Dear Valued Customers and Friends of Cross Island Farms, EGGPLANTS, CUKES, AND TOMATOES are finally in season at Cross Island Farms’ roadside farmstand.  We have a variety of oriental (in cooler) and traditional cukes, variously colored tomatoes, … Continue reading

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