Author Archives: Amy

Farm Worker Pay and the Price of CSA Shares

Recently, a longtime CSA member asked me about the price of our CSA shares. The short story is that our prices are directly tied to farm worker pay. Labor is by far the biggest expense at Red Wagon. Vegetable farming … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Farm, Newsletter | 5 Comments

Starting the Season in a COVID World

What a crazy start to the season it’s been! In early March when the pandemic started to heat up Wyatt and I didn’t even know if we’d have a farm this year. Would we be required to close down? It … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Farm, Newsletter

Thank you CSA Members!

What a rough start to our CSA pickups! Yesterday the farm crew had to wade through rain and mud in the morning to harvest veggies. Then Lauren and I stood out in the freezing rain at pickup for a few … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Farm, Newsletter

Rough Year for Hail Storms

I started receiving messages from friends and family in Louisville at about 7:30 last Monday night–all asking if we got the enormous hail. Wyatt and I were at our home farm on 63rd Street near Niwot. We had what my … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Farm, Newsletter

Thankful For Our CSA Members

Our 2018 CSA pickups started yesterday. The beginning of the CSA season is always a time to reflect on how thankful we are for our members. We love growing food and your support is the main thing that makes Red … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Farm, Newsletter

Harvest Your Own CSA Share

Thank you so much to everybody who came out for our Harvest Your Own CSA Share event last week! We had a great time and everybody learned to harvest Egyptian walking onions, arugula, spinach, and green garlic. We can’t wait … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Farm, Newsletter

Volunteer *THIS WEEKEND* at Red Wagon Farm

We still have a lot of root vegetables to harvest before winter weather arrives. This is your chance to see what a harvest day is like! WHAT: Come help us harvest parsnips, watermelon radishes, carrots, and other root vegetables. WHEN: … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Farm, Newsletter

With Gratitude

It feels like fall. I just put a Winter Luxury pie pumpkin in the oven to roast so I can make some pumpkin bread. And I’m getting ready to go to the CSA pickup tonight to help distribute Winter Keeper … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Farm, Newsletter | 1 Comment

Important Fruit Share Update

Correction: I put out some misinformation in my original post. We are only doing a 10-lb box of fruit this week–not next week. You will only get fruit next week if you have a Biweekly B fruit share. ~Amy Our … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Newsletter

CSA Week 2

Here is our tentative list of veggies we hope to bring you this week: Regular Share Green Garlic Lettuce CHOICE: Pea Shoots OR Fava Bean Tops CHOICE: Hakurei Turnips OR Radishes CHOICE: Mint OR Sage OR Chives CHOICE: Kale OR … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Farm, Newsletter