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Volunteer Day on Saturday

July 13, 2018

Hi Everyone!

This coming Saturday is the second Saturday of the month AND our second volunteer day on the farm!  Come enjoy the sun and dirt on Saturday from 9:00 until noon.  Bring some water and sunglasses, and perhaps some gloves.

Our stand will be open from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.  We’ve got squash, sweet onions, red onions, green tomatoes, leeks, green garlic, herbs to order, and more.  Who knows?  Maybe we’ll get some rain!!  Wouldn’t that be exciting??

Hope to see you there!

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First Stand of the Season!

July 7, 2018

July has arrived and our stand is now officially open on Saturdays from 10:00 until 2:00 – or until sold out.  This week  we have cabbage, Walla Walla onions, leeks, red onions, cabbage, green garlic, herbs cut to order, green tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, and probably something I’m forgetting about.  Come check us out!  It doesn’t get any fresher unless it’s your own!

See you on the farm!

Shout Out For Second Saturday!

May 11, 2018

Hey World!

I started this post at the beginning of the week and got interrupted (what a surprise!).  Consequently, here I am, on Friday afternoon, announcing the Second Saturday Volunteer Day which takes place TOMORROW!!

We could use your hands to help plant strawberries and rescue some weedy beds.  There is still spring clean-up of garbage in the hedgerows if we get enough done to become bored (hah!).

Come join us tomorrow morning, Saturday, May 12, between 9am and 12pm.  Hopefully, we’ll have enough rain overnight to make the ground workable, but not so much that we’re working in the mud!

See you tomorrow!

Janice

Are You Interested in a 2018 CSA Share?

February 19, 2018
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We currently have openings.  Check out our “What’s Available” page, one of the headings at the top of this page,

and send me an email or a message!

Reminiscing Summer

January 9, 2018

Now that we are in the thick of winter and the cold is forcing us to stay indoors, I am finally getting to posting something about the farm.

We had a lot more help this year with upkeep.  One of our workers offered to take pictures for the blog and since the regular photographer has been otherwise occupied for the past year-and-a-half, I was overjoyed to have material for the blog.  (Thanks, Elizabeth!)  Of course, it’s taken me this long to get them posted.  *sigh*

That aside, we could all use some good warm-weather memories in the midst of winter storms, right?

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I also would like to give a shout-out to our pollinators who make this all possible with their busy wings and legs.

 

 

Thanks, friends! (even you, Mr. Wasp)

Wishing you all a warm and restful winter.

 

-the team at Wilson Street Urban Farm

 

East Side Momentum Tour coming to WSUF!

June 12, 2017

Check it out and come on out!

https://gardensbuffaloniagara.com/

CSA Shares Available

February 24, 2017

Hi Guys!

Long time, no writey.  I’ve been busy living my other life as a non-garden obsessed normal person who reads and creates music and home schools my children.  Sometimes I even do household chores like clean and cook (yup, it’s true!).  I joined the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus over the winter.  I’ve carted my daughter to uncountable dance lessons.  Non-farmers do lots of stuff!

I did not divorce myself completely from my “growing” passion.  We put up a second hoop house over the winter.  We attended the NOFA-NY winter conference in January.  I’ve got baby lettuces and onions growing upstairs under the lights.  I’ve been harvesting salad greens (think fresh picked salad in February – wow!), carrots and parsnips from the hoop house.  I’ve trimmed grapes and quinces, planted and transplanted flowers.

Now it’s time to transition from “normal person most of the time and farmer some of the time” to “farmer most of the time and normal person some of the time”.  Part of that farmer job is organizing my CSA season.  Which leads me to the title of this post:

CSA Shares Available

 

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These are not borrowed images.  All these vegetables were grown right here in the heart of Buffalo on our farm.  If you are interested in being creative (yes, CSA shares take flexibility and imagination) with conscientiously grown, locally harvested, super fresh vegetables send me an email ( wilsonstreeturbanfarm@gmail.com ) or a message me here or on Facebook and I’ll send you the details.

Until next time,

Janice