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2014 In Review

A few words about the success of this season and some projects we hope to unfold in 2015. This year was a great success on so many levels. The combination of great weather, the hard work of field staff and so many volunteers who contributed to one of the largest harvest on record. Our donations […]

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Job Posting: Field Manager

The Sharing Farm is looking for an experienced small scale farmer for the 2015 season. This an 8 month seasonal position beginning in March. We are posting this position now in order that prospective candidates can view The Sharing Farm while still in season and discuss the operation with us. As such we are seeking […]

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CSA Week #4: Rutabaga Love

Kin’s Farm Market Donation We received a generous $10,000 donation this week for our new barn! The owners of Kin’s Farm Market were introduced to us a few months ago and immediately fell in love with The Farm. Article from the Richmond Review: Sharing Farm Barn Gets $10,000 donation Article from Richmond News: Brothers ‘Share’ Success One of the owners boasted […]

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CSA Newsletter #3

We’d like to start this week off with a welcome and wholehearted Thank You to our CSA Harvest Basket Sponsors. Deloitte HSBC Nicola Wealth Management Richmond Lions Club These local companies are sponsoring baskets that allow us to directly deliver the same great organic produce that you’re enjoying to families in Richmond. Put simply, we’re […]

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CSA Newsletter #2

CSA Week 2 Spent today on the farm, washed over in fragrance as we harvested basil and mint. The basil was picked especially for you. Joining the herbs this week are: Tips for storage Scallions Last week, I recommended creating mini greenhouses to keep basil, cilantro, and greens. Well, the same trick will keep scallions from going […]

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Summer has come to the Greenhouse

The transition from the spring lettuces and Asian greens in the greenhouses to the summer crops of eggplants, peppers, cucumbers, basil and tomatillo  is now complete! A task accomplished with the help of lots of busy volunteers. We are already harvesting the basil regularly sending pounds to the Community Kitchens to be turned into pesto for […]

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Early Garlic Harvest

We’re into garlic harvest this week! We’ve started with the softneck garlic. A volunteer group from Vega greatly helped us make short work of the harvesting. Ideally garlic should be harvested when it’s dry out as the drier it is when it goes to be hung up, the better. We hang it all up in a well-ventilated […]

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