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Posted 5/19/2011 5:52am by Mike Nolan.

Earth Spring Farm will be making its Washington, DC, farmers market debut this Saturday at the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market.  Stop by the market from 9-1 and say hi to farmer Luke.

Don’t forget to pick up some of our delicious radishes, scallions, herbs, and watercress.  I have been eating the radishes and scallions before a meal by spreading some good butter on them and sprinkling with good sea salt: A french inspired crudités.   You can also thinly slice radishes and place on a buttered piece of crusty bread- just like the French. Our herbal edible bouquets (chives with flowers and chocolate mint) make a great aural centerpiece, and our watercress is perfect for a chilled watercress soup. We will have lots of recipe cards at our table at market.

Planting your own little patch of green in the city?  Be sure to pick up some of our heirloom organic starter plants:  Cherokee purple, sun gold , Valley Girl, Yellow pear and black Krim tomatoes as well as cucumbers .

Besides, we like to put a face to our CSA customers so come by and introduce yourself!

We also still have room in our CSA, but it is filling up quickly:  Get your friends to sign up online for deliveries of local organically grown produce delivered to crestwood each week. http://www.earthspringcsa.com/members

Hope to see you there!
Luke Hall
Farmer/Farm Manager
Earth Spring Farm

Posted 5/17/2011 6:31am by Mike Nolan.

Mike and Diem welcomed their little daughter into the world on May 7th. Sage is excited to be a big sister!

Posted 5/17/2011 6:22am by Mike Nolan.

April brought us 7 in. above normal rain, and May has been quite wet too. The water table has been so high that the water is taking considerable time to soak into the ground. It's been tough at times to get equipment into the mushy fields, and with some of the hard rains (1 day last month we had 5 inches in 1 day!) have completely washed away acres of seedings. Such is the life of a farm when you are working wth Mother Nature...

Because things are a little behind, we are pushing the start day of CSA deliveries back 1 week, and will extend the season by 1 week at the end.... thanks for your understanding!

1st day of PA deliveries: Wed., June 15th
1st day of MD/DC deliveries: Thurs., June 16th

Last day of PA deliveries: Wed., October 26th
Last day of MD/DC deliveries: Thurs., October 27th

Posted 4/15/2011 1:25pm by Mike Nolan.

No more downloading registration forms!  Sign-up online and have the option to pay by check OR credit card and to pay in full OR have scheduled payments!!

Click HERE to get started...

Please let us know if you have any trouble with this new feature!

Posted 4/15/2011 1:15pm by Mike Nolan.

Some of our little seedlings have graduated from the greenhouse to the field!! Check out the pac choi, kohlrabi, and broccoli and give them some encouraging words ("Grow little plants, GROW!") at the Farm Party tomorrow!!

Pictured below... Luke, Jenn, Jayden, Aiden, and Evan working hard yesterday...


Posted 4/6/2011 3:13pm by Mike Nolan.

Note that CSA Share prices will increase by $20 May 1, 2011... sign up NOW to get current rates!!

Posted 4/5/2011 7:15am by Mike Nolan.

Spring is just around the corner, and the daffodils and tulips are not the only sign of green.... The greenhouse is overflowing with gorgeous greens! Check out this lettuce, swiss chard, and kale... want this delivered to you in a couple of short months? Then sign up for a CSA share at Earth Spring Farm!! We look are looking forward to delivering fresh produce to all of our members... see you soon!




Posted 3/22/2011 12:31pm by Mike Nolan.

Tango, balkan, north-american, latin, klezmer, classical, pan-european, indian, and more.....world fusion music by The Just Desserts from Austin Texas!!!  $10/adult requested (kids free)

Join us at our spring farm party April 16th for good music, good food, and good friends. Visit our Events Calendar for more details! 

Hope to see you there!

LISTEN: http://www.myspace.com/thejustdessertsinternational

WATCH: http://www.youtube.com/thejustdesserts

MORE: http://www.thejustdesserts.com

MUSIC VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRsxQtfIq28

Posted 3/13/2011 1:13pm by Mike Nolan.

For up-to-date news about the farm, visit our Facebook page!

Posted 2/1/2011 6:32pm by Mike Nolan.

We are in the process of changing websites, so bear with us! If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time...

Our 2017 CSA is now open! April 27th, 2017

Our 20-week 2017 season (May - Oct) is now open to registration. Note: we're reducing the size of our membership and drop points for 2017. Sign up today to guarantee membershi

Start date of 2016 CSA season! on 6/22/2016June 7th, 2016

Tentative start date of 2016 season! on 6/14/2016May 20th, 2016

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~ Earth Spring Farm ~
366 Stought Road Carlisle, PA 17015

At Earth Spring Farm we offer a simple way for people to receive fresh, organic produce while supporting a small local family farm. Become a member by buying a share in the farm, and when the produce is ready to pick on our farm, then you will see it in your box that week! Currently we serve the greater Harrisburg area and the Washington, D.C. area.

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