katie on November 7th, 2015

Time to sign up for the winter season, which should be excellent – the early November warmth has been an unexpected bonus as we’re getting baby greens and root crops established in the hoophouse for winter.  There’s a few changes since last year, and some of you are here for the first time, so let [...]

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Procrastinating friends – yes, there’s still time to get a share for the 2015 CSA season, but the egg option is cut off for 2015. The ladies in the henyard apologize, but they do have their limits!

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katie on April 1st, 2015

Just a quick update – still room in the 2015 Cool Beans CSA, but it’s possible that there will be a cutoff on egg shares in another week or so if the current demand continues. I’ll post something here if that’s the case, so if you don’t see a post above this one indicating that [...]

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Dear Beans and Potential Beans: It’s time to sign up for the 2015 season!  24 weeks of farm fresh produce delivered to convenient pickup locations in the greater Harrisburg area.  All produce is grown sustainably / organically.  Interested in signing up? If you’re a returning Bean – yay! I love you! – go to the [...]

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katie on February 4th, 2015

CSA stands for community supported agriculture.  In its earliest inception and truest practice, members pay a proportionate share of the farm’s entire operating expenses for one year and in return receive an equivalent proportion of everything produced on the farm, and often are required to contribute work hours.  Very few CSA operations follow those guidelines [...]

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katie on February 4th, 2015

Full disclosure:  I believe every word of this.  But there are also reasons not to join a CSA, so I’ve written a second post, which follows this one.  Please read them both before you make a decision about Cool Beans or any other CSA. A CSA is an excellent choice for you if you want [...]

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katie on February 4th, 2015

Great marketing approach, right – trying to talk you out of joining Cool Beans? Well, I’m all about transparency here.  And honestly – I’ll sell all my shares.  At some point I will reach the maximum enrollment for the year and turn away people who are interested.  So it’s better that they’d sold to people [...]

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katie on October 11th, 2014

Regular season members have had their shot at the early spots, and there’s several left for the 2014-2015 winter season!  Here’s what you need to know. All deliveries are on Tuesdays.  The first one is Tues. Nov 23, two days before Thanksgiving, and then every two weeks after that.  Ten deliveries in total. Pickup locations [...]

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katie on October 6th, 2014

Toying with the idea of earning some income by producing food on your land, or just interested in maximizing the potential to grow nutritious food for your own family? Want to find your inner farmer and connect with like-minded people? How about joining us for the first series of “Third Thursday” classes at Stoney Creek [...]

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katie on April 11th, 2014

We are expanding by a few shares this year and there is still room in Cool Beans for the 2014 regular season, which will begin Tuesday, May 20……and that’s not too far away! Please click the links at the top of the page for more information and the signup sheet, and contact me if you [...]

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