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Fresh and Local CSA Work Shares for the 2017 Season

So you’re interested in doing a work-share this year at the Fresh and Local CSA farm! Great choice! Work-shares are essential to getting the CSA farm work done every week, from the beginning of the growing season until we wrap up … Continue reading

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With Your Help, 20 Families Will Receive Fresh Vegetables Throughout the 2016 Growing Season! 


Fresh vegetables and fruit are the cornerstone of good health. Jefferson County Community Ministries (JCCM) and their partner Fresh and Local Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) are raising money  to provide bi-weekly boxes of fresh. local, chemical-free produce to 20 families in need through JCCM’s new Farm-to-Food … Continue reading

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors – Please Support JCCM’s New Farm-to-Food Pantry Effort

Jefferson County Community Ministries (JCCM), in Charles Town, West Virginia, provides county residents with emergency assistance, including access to food. In 2015, JCCM distributed 160,000 pounds of food, which amounted to about 72,000 meals. This year, they are making a special effort to ensure … Continue reading

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Seasonal Treat at the Market This Week: Green Garlic (with Recipes)

  We only have Green Garlic a couple of weeks in the Spring. This is one of those weeks. If you like Ramps or Garlic Scapes, you’re likely to LOVE Green Garlic. Although green garlic (or spring garlic as it is … Continue reading

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Fresh and Local CSA Work Shares for the 2016 Season

So you’re interested in doing a work-share this year at the Fresh and Local CSA farm. Work-shares are essential to getting the CSA farm work done every week, from the beginning of the season until we wrap up in the late-fall. … Continue reading

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Farmer Allan Balliett on “Foodie and the Beast”

I’m going to be on Nycci Nellis’ “Foodie and the Beast this morning at 11am. As far as I understand it, you can listen to it live at 1500 AM at 11am or catch it live or archived on the … Continue reading

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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Enjoy this video lecture about the threat of the brown marmorated stink bug, referred by some as the ‘2011 Locust Plague’.  

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Biodynamics with Allan Balliett

Farmer Allan discusses Biodynamics with Steve Patterson on the CHOICE CONVERSATIONS program. Biodynamics with Allan Balliett

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