Monthly Archives: May 2012

First week of CSA is successful

Week One of the Runamuk CSA went off–not quite without a hitch–but successfully anyway. A lot of my spinach was still too small for picking, and the arugula never really amounted to any size.  I conferred with a gardener friend of mine who suggested that arugula might perform better in the fall; so we will plant it again late in… Read more »

Pollinator Conservation at MOFGA

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Keith said I had a glazed look in my eyes as we sat in the conference room at the MOFGA educational facility in Unity yesterday. I was high on the excitement and pure joy of participating in the Pollinator Conservation Planning Short-Course offered by the Xerces Society. I first learned about the course last year when I was up to… Read more »

Growin’ Good

Things are growing good here at the Runamuk micro-farm and the spring garden is well on it’s way. Our first delivery of “super-loam” from Lynch Landscaping in Skowhegan, Maine arrived Monday evening and I was so happy I could have rolled around in that beautiful stuff!  And wouldn’t you know it–the man who delivered the soil was one of my… Read more »