March 18, 2019

Dear Friends,
As the sun came over the horizon this morning, it looks like a glorious day for harvesting the items in your deliveries this week. The spring carrots are oh so sweet and crispy and they won’t need a lot of cooking time if they even make it into your pot or stew. Radishes are plump and tasty from all the rain and are full of good nutrients too.
Although there’s a lot of stress and strain with what we do, it’s always off set with kind notes from our shareholders, sometimes with appreciated encouragement, Being able to display the first sweet peas of the season is always a joy. There will soon be enough blooms to share with everyone.
The report on the drive to increase our military donations is frankly off to a slow start. To date, we haven’t had anyone new sign up. I can’t help but wonder why. It gives the farm stability, helps appreciative families, many who come from a rural background and miss it, Won’t you set up and donate to a good cause. It takes a lot of resources and determination to keep the farm going. We’re doing our part!
The photo below is of some of the military families that receive our produce either through the Hungry Heroes program or the Produce for Patriots . We didn’t have anyone new sign up last week for donations
and we’re still trying to get the word out how important this is both for the farm and the families that receive. Won’t you consider supporting our work? Sometimes we feel like David vs Goliath but we continue our work knowing how important it is to have a local farm. Look around you..see any other land that’s being put to such productive use? All this talk about climate change and here we are doing our part……
If you would like to help support the farm and our work, please consider signing up for
our Hungry Heroes program that donates to appreciative San Diego military families
or through Produce for Patriots, the non-profit founded by one of our clients, Rob M.
You’ll receive a personal Thank You note from the family that receives.
It’s a good thing all ’round.
Here’s to good food, friends, families and helping others.
Call or email me if you have any questions or need cooking tips.
May our food this week nourish, comfort and sustain you.
Ingredients for the week of March 18, 2019