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Uncategorized – Breezy Meadows Orchards & Nursery

2016 CSA Week 17

One more week of fresh veggies heading to your doorsteps.  If you are missing are vegetables after next week you can find us at the Rutland Market ever Saturday.  Not nearly as convenient but still pretty good.  Today was a little more busy then our normal Thursday.  The folks that are interested in buy our

September 22nd, 2016|

2016-csa-week-6

Breezy Meadows CSA 2016 Week 6 And the wait continues.  The stork’s GPS must be malfunctioning.  Meadow and baby are not though. All the tests are coming up too positive, so the doctor pushed back inducing until next week.  It makes total sense since Meadow and her brother were 2 weeks late.  The goats are

July 7th, 2016|

CSA 2016 Week 4

We have a Baby!!!!(goat) This morning there was the first kidding of the second batch of ladies. These are all first timers so they should have pretty small singles this round. We were kind of hoping for Meadow to go first but its just the way the cookie crumbles. The momma was not one we

June 23rd, 2016|

CSA Week 3

Breezy Meadows CSA 2016 Week 3 The sun is finally back out after days of cold cloudy weather.  The vegetables decided to take it slow these past few days.  With the sun and the temperature climbing I'm expecting a big jump in growth in the next few days.  The cloudy weather was nice for transplanting. 

June 20th, 2016|

CSA Week 2

Another week and more stuff is going in the ground and popping up to be harvested.  The peas have a bouquet of flowers getting ready to explode with their sweet pods.  Our early potatoes are looking pretty good and with luck we should be able to work out a week of new potatoes and peas

June 9th, 2016|

2016 CSA Week 1

May has flown by for us but we are ready for our first week of CSA shares with lots of greens to help us transition from spring to summer.  We had an easier time getting out earlier stuff this spring with more open land ready to be planted and the new greenhouse we built

June 2nd, 2016|
  • Balsam Bows In Truck

Wreath Season in Vermont

The holiday season is just around the corner.  For us that means wreath season is here.  I harvested a truckload full of balsam bows on Tuesday. Instead of cutting the trees down low, I cut them around chest height keeping a few green branches on the left over stump. Those few branches respond the the

November 25th, 2015|

To feed the plant you need to feed the soil.

Last summer we had a really tough time with the rice. Transplants being eaten, unfinished irrigation and lack of nutrients lead to a crop failure. During the summer we were able to help control the chipmunks and laid out our irrigation lines so those two problems should be taken care of for next year. The

May 5th, 2013|

First Paddy Cut and Hanging

This afternoon we had a class from Green Mountain College come out to the farm. After a quick tour around the farm we headed down to the rice paddy to do some harvesting. They didn't have much time so we only had time to cut the top paddy. It was amazing how fast the rice

September 17th, 2012|

Castrated Piglets

Another week has streaked by us here at Breezy Meadows. The days are still getting longer but there is never enough sunlight to get everything done. This week more then most because after a day of rice planting Meadow’s wrists gave out. It’s an old injury that flares up from time to time. She is

June 16th, 2012|