Category Archives: Newsletters 2012

Email news from 2012

Holiday Greetings from Cross Island Farms

Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, As the end of 2012 draws ever closer, David and I here at Cross Island Farms are counting our blessings. We are so grateful for your support and patronage over the past … Continue reading

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A Late Fall Morning

  A LATE FALL MORNING: As I write this at November’s end, looking outside my window I see the first steady snow of the season falling and beginning to accumulate on the not-yet-frozen ground. Earlier, I completed the morning chores, … Continue reading

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Hoo Dini (not original name)

Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, It’s mid-October and many fall projects are underway here at Cross Island Farms. Today David is heading for a friend’s stand of black locust trees that had a major blow-down during the … Continue reading

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Newsletter 8/27/12

Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, It’s hard to believe it’s already Labor Day Week – the summer has just flown by. BABY PIGLETS: We are happy to announce the birth of nine baby piglets this week. They … Continue reading

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Preparing for this week’s CSA and sales to a chef

This morning before the sun rose I picked Rainbow, Redbor, and Red Winterbor Kale, Romaine lettuce, Bellesque Endive, Escarole, Red Ace and Early Wonder Beets, and did some spot weeding and turned on the drip irrigation. I pick the leafy … Continue reading

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County-wide Agricultural Open House Weekend Planned

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE County-wide Agricultural Open House Weekend Planned Jefferson County, NY, March 2, 2012. Planning is underway for Jefferson County’s first Farm, Food and Family open house weekend scheduled for July 21 and 22, 2012. The public will … Continue reading

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Greetings from Cross Island Farms

Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, SPRING has finally sprung here on Wellesley Island after a false start in late winter PLANTS:  Our pear trees and blueberry bushes are blooming.  The peas, which I planted in March, are finally … Continue reading

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PIG PARADE, EASTER EGG SPECIAL, CSA SIGN UP, etc.

Dear Friends and Patrons of  Cross Island Farms: Hope you had a good winter and are enjoying the arrival of spring. THE PIG PARADE:  Today’s main event was the trial run of our six 200+ pound feeder pigs thru the chute where … Continue reading

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