Monthly Archives: September 2012

Late September Newsletter 2012

Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, Fall has arrived on Wellesley Island with gusty winds, cooler air, and some much needed rain. RECLAIMING THE SWAMP: It was so dry during the summer that our fenced-in pastures, once grazed, … Continue reading

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A Late Summer’s Day on the Farm

I actually slept in till 7 this morning. The pace has slowed just a bit with Labor Day passing and the hours of daylight reducing. I went straight out to the garden to pick some chard for this week’s CSA … Continue reading

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Winnowing Black Coco Beans

A couple of days ago, when the breeze was stiff, I transferred all the Black Coco bean pods that I had painstakingly picked, and then spread out to dry in one of our green houses, into large plastic bins. I … Continue reading

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