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Thanksgiving Greetings from Cross Island Farms

Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, PREPPING FOR THE NEXT SEASONS – Still busy here buttoning up things for the cold weather ahead, although judging by the 10 day forecast, we are going to have fairly mild temperatures … 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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Holiday Greetings from Cross Island Farms

Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, Holiday Greetings to you! HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE: In the spirit of the season, we are holding a HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE Thursday, December 15 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. with FREE educational … Continue reading

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News from Cross Island Farms: Meat, Eggs, Vegies, Winter CSA, Animal Antics

Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, Dave and I just returned from a “Windustry” conference – www.windustry.org –  in Albany where we were guest panelists telling the story of the alternative energy installation we completed this summer.  We had … Continue reading

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First Frost, U-Pick Tomatoes, Pork, Beef, Chicken, Upcoming Events

Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, FIRST FROST:  Fall is definitely upon us although it has not yet arrived by the calendar.  We had our first frost of the season two nights ago. As we are inland on Wellesley … Continue reading

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Labor Day Holiday Greetings from Cross Island Farms

Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, Greetings on this “end of summer” holiday weekend. Just a short note to let you know what we have to keep you and your guests sated and entertained this weekend. First, an … Continue reading

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