Two Winters


photo credit: Melissa Harmon January, a tale of two winters Wow, January started out so pleasant, really too pleasant, as we saw you all early in the month for your CSA pick up. There was no snow on the ground. We were all starting to get

Summer is coming

2024-01-29T14:52:43-08:00The Farm|

It’s Official, the Summer Growing Season is Here! This time of the year is a surprisingly busy time for us. Between December and January we map out, count, and plan our next 12 months. What we are growing where? How many successions of which crops? How many rows of melons or summer squash? What


2023-11-30T16:11:54-08:00The Farm|

The things we are grateful for in 2023 Our crew from last year Wow, what a winning year last year. In 2023 we started our own Apprentice Program and our first year’s Apprentices knocked our socks off. We feel very strongly about being a place that is integral in inspiring and training future farmers.

November CSA is Here


photo credit: Melissa Harmon Winter is here and so is the start of our CSA! Dang, and just like that it gets so cold that we can finally accept that winter is here. After almost an entire month living on borrowed time, just waiting for the temperatures to drop and the

The Beauty of You All

2023-11-07T13:06:25-08:00The Farm|

The beauty of you all! photo credit: Melissa Harmon What a weekend we had! It was the perfect culmination to an incredible summer! Over the last 2 months we have been harvesting EVERYTHING we grew during the summer. From the last of the lettuce heads and chard

Thanks for a great summer


This week, our newsletter is written by Sarahlee Our head honcho, farmer with the plan, owner and vision master Where are you from? I've lived on the farm my entire life. Why Rainshadow? Because of the way this land gathers energy. It's magnetic. What do you hope to learn at the farm this season?

First Frosts


News from the Farm: Oh, wow, only two more CSAs left in our 2023 20-week Summer CSA. This will be the last week that we see our Meat Only CSA members and this will be the last meat pick up for our Meat & Veggie members. That means that next week is our last

What is the value of a CSA?


What is the value of a CSA? There is the economic value wrapped up in choosing to spend your money on a CSA share from Central Oregon. A 2017 study in Central Oregon found that for every dollar spent on a local food product, $0.76 stayed in the community. Comparatively, each dollar spent on


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