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Might 2023 E-newsletter | Monroe Natural Farms


Completely satisfied Might!

We hope everyone seems to be doing nicely! Please don’t reply to this weblog or touch upon it. We wouldn’t have a approach to examine these. When you’ve got any questions or feedback, please contact the workplace at 970-284-7941 or e mail jacquie@monroefarmcom. Linda will reply again to you. That is the one e mail we’ve for the workplace.

    We’re very excited for this new 12 months and all of the scrumptious meals to come back. Thanks for being part of our farm.  We stay up for being your farmers. It’s so thrilling to reach in the beginning of a brand new rising season!  We’re one month away from the start of CSA!

Distribution:  We anticipate beginning CSA distribution on the second week of June relying on the climate. You’ll hear straight out of your Distribution Middle inside per week earlier than we begin. At the moment, you’re going to get their identify, cellphone quantity, e-mail, bodily tackle, distribution hours, day of week and every other data you want to find out about choosing up from their house. They are going to embody data on what to do if you happen to neglect to choose up your share or if you happen to exit of city for trip.  Please bear in mind: these members volunteer their house and time to make this as handy as potential for you.   They are going to work with you you probably have unusual work hours or journey for work.  We ask that you simply please respect their hours.  When you can’t arrive throughout regular distribution hours, please name them to make an association so that you can pick-up your share.  Please don’t present up earlier than or after hours and count on them to be prepared for you!

The next Distribution Facilities are full: Wheatridge, 6th & York, and Colorado Blvd. & Colfax.

Fruit:  We spoke with First Fruits about their bushes and so they stated all the pieces seems to be superior!  They’d some nights that had been worrisome with low temperatures, however it seems to be just like the bushes made it by means of. They’re doing loads of planting new bushes and pruning current ones. Blossoms are blossoming and bees are attending to enterprise. Kacey says it seems to be like we can have a stellar cherry crop prepared by the top of June!  Ela Household Farms tells us that they’ve a couple of difficult nights to get by means of nonetheless however all the pieces is wanting wonderful.  Fingers crossed for an epic fruit 12 months!

Asparagus:  Asparagus is on!  We will likely be choosing over the subsequent 4 or 5 weeks.  We’ll try to get everybody out right here (schedule dependent in your finish), however flexibility is a should!  Please return any cellphone calls from the workplace, that method we will name others to come back decide if you happen to can’t make it!  Remember the fact that we don’t ship e mail reminders.  There may be nonetheless room so that you can get on the Wait Listing; if you happen to haven’t already.  There isn’t a price to you apart from your time.  Being on time is drastically, drastically appreciated!

Pork:  We will likely be getting our piglets this coming week.  Presently, we nonetheless have a couple of hogs to promote.  If you’re , ship an e mail or log on to buy.  Our hogs have their very own pastures planted with issues they like to root up plus loads of grain.  We anticipate they are going to be prepared for processing by November.  For extra data, please contact the workplace and we’ll ship you a signup kind.

Lamb:  We nonetheless have lamb obtainable.  These animals feast on our natural hay with an non-obligatory grain obtainable night and morning.  We anticipate processing will start in late September or October.  Contact the workplace for extra data or head to our web site to buy.

Our E-newsletter and MailChimp:  By subscribing to our MailChimp you’ll be able to ensure you’re seeing our e-newsletter every week as soon as CSA begins.  We’ll ship out different numerous communications if we need to let you recognize about member work days or you-pick alternatives and so on. You possibly can subscribe by heading to the underside of our web site’s house web page (monroefarm.com) and filling out the “subscribe” kind along with your information.  We will likely be transitioning away from our weblog! This possibly the final e-newsletter that’s posted on the weblog.

Might is a big month for planting.  Kyle and The Crew have been and will likely be planting continuous by means of the month of Might and June.   The rain, nonetheless, has stalled us from planting our popcorn, inexperienced beans, candy corn, and a few potatoes.  We did get hit by a hail storm.  There may be injury throughout your complete farm. As a result of it’s early within the season, we will bounce again! To date, it seems to be like we haven’t misplaced complete crops.  Hopefully, the crops don’t rot from all of the rain we’re getting.  We’ve gotten a half years’ value of rain within the final month and a half.  Hail is essentially the most difficult climate that we take care of!

It’s a really busy time of 12 months and when the climate permits, planting will proceed till the primary week of August.  Crops equivalent to beans, corn, squash, cucumbers, and melons should be repeatedly planted so as to harvest them all through the summer time.  If one thing goes awry with a planting, you could not see a sure crop for a couple of weeks.  Such is the way in which of nature and farming!

Zelle Funds: To ship a zelle fee please use the e-mail tackle: jacquie@monroefarm.com

“Typically I want I might photosynthesize in order that simply by being, simply by shimmering on the meadow’s edge or floating lazily on a pond, I could possibly be doing the work of the world whereas standing silent within the solar.”
― Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass

With gratitude and love,

Kyle and Sam, Jacquie and Jerry

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