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Farm Clothes

Farm Clothes

There’s a painting called American Gothic by Grant Wood that depicts a man and woman in practical clothing on a farm. It has been inspirational as a slice of life, a piece of art that makes life look pretty predictable in the setting of a farm. Now, I am not sure where the artist was from, but out on the Olympic Peninsula, the weather demands a lot...

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Poems Grown in the Fields

Poems Grown in the Fields

RaabAs daylight stretchesin comes an awakeningerupting new growth A flower’s missionsending bright stalks to the skyand just before bloomWe free them from timesweet, tender from stem to leafa farmer’s haven Crane Wings spread wide and liftover a vast flooded fieldsunlight reflectingOff water, blindingthe farmer driving the trucktoward distant cornersShe doesn’t...

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An Exciting Start to the Season!

An Exciting Start to the Season!

Welcome to Red Dog Farm’s 2024 CSA Program! Thank you for your support this season and trust in us to grow you some stellar vegetables, tulips and berries to nourish you, your family and friends.  Here on the farm, we are so excited about this season. As the crew harvested today, we all commented that this is one of nicest first shares we can remember. Lucky...

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Thank You for a Wonderful Farming Year!

Thank You for a Wonderful Farming Year!

It’s hard to believe another season has come to an end already! This year concludes Red Dog Farm’s 16th season. You’d think that after 16 years, we would have figured out just about everything there is to know about growing and selling produce, but alas there are always more lessons to learn, trials to undertake and new projects to begin!This year felt like a...

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Gear for a More Pleasant December

Gear for a More Pleasant December

The crew comes from a diverse background with varied amounts of experience working outdoors. With the winter rain in the forecast, we should all remember the motto of “no bad weather, just bad gear.”To start from the ground up, one would be wise to get a pair of rubber boots and a couple layers of socks. Hiking boots don’t usually come up high enough,...

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Harvest Moon Kale Caesar Salad

Harvest Moon Kale Caesar Salad

Frost covers the grass and fields and fog lays heavy in the valley on this brisk morning. Lately these farm days have felt like a window to what this winter will bring, as it lays right around the corner. And with the frost also comes the time for big shifts on the farm as we have less to harvest from the fields and more to pack from our stored crops. Standing in...

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