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Season Extension

Longer CSA Season
There are 52 weeks in a year and most of us eat food during each of those weeks. That’s why I’m stretching the regular produce box from 17 weeks to 20 weeks in 2011. A variety of season extension techniques will be used to acheive this. I aim to put up a small heated greenhouse over the summer, as well as several unheated poly tunnels to create protected micro-climates for cold loving plants.

Extended Fall Option
I am now offering 20 members to extend their weekly produce box service by 5 more weeks! For an additional $100, you will receive a smaller (valued at $20 per week), weekly fall bounty from October 31st to November 28th. This will consist mostly of tender and hardy greens like lettuce, kale, cabbage; fall root crops like turnips, radish, potato, onion; and squashes. There is a limited number of spaces available so don’t delay if you would like to add this option to your weekly produce box. Your fall bounty will be reserved once I receive full payment. (I need the cash now to help pay for the greenhouse)

winter night sky

Remember there are still weekly produce boxes available! Most of you heard about this through a friend or colleague, and I still think it’s not only the best way to get the word around, but also to create a meaningful community. I even have posters you can put up in a visible location if you like. Just get in touch with me and I’ll email it to you. You can also get the registration package by e-mailing me, or by following this link.

http://library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1103447515533-18/11+registration+package.pdf

Thanks!

David

PS Check out this article by Lynda Hall and consider joining the project

http://www.getguerilla.ca/g-gallery/44-g-gallery/376-oag-project

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