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Turkey Tracks: Hope’s Edge CSA Bounty

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Turkey Tracks:  September 18, 2018

Hope’s Edge CSA Bounty

I took these pictures back on September 3rd–but have been so busy with visitors and getting AC Slater acclimated.

There are almost always flowers on the main info table.

And the bounty is rolling in.  Look at the organic corn!  I could not get enough corn this year.

And I’ve really enjoyed the slender yellow squashes–just split and cooked in warmed butter in the oven.

Here are my bags of produce and flowers.  The bag on the right will have greens and herbs and whatever treats, like fresh beans, the crew has picked and washed for us.

Look!  Here it is all spread out.  The tomatoes were just coming in strong.  September is our “red” month here in Maine.

I love Hope’s Edge.  I love going out there every week, I love the place/the land, and I love the people who grow this amazing food for us.

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September 18, 2018 at 4:21 pm

Turkey Tracks: Hope’s Edge CSA Sheep

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Turkey Tracks:  September 18, 2018

Hope’s Edge CSA Sheep

 

A few weeks back when I went to pick up my weekly produce from my Community Shared Agriculture Farm (CSA) Hope’s Edge, Farmer Tom Griffin had penned the sheep near the working buildings–presumably so that they could “mow” the grass there.

They had, and now they were ready to move to new grass, which they were loudly communicating.

I always find animal behavior fascinating, so took this video and pictures:

 

This mom had two lambs this year.  Not uncommon at all for sheep.

Love her face.  They stick so close together.

And they are patiently waiting for Tom to open the fence.

 

 

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September 18, 2018 at 4:15 pm