Author Archives: Amy

Aphid Alert!

You will get a little something extra when you pick up your CSA share this week – aphids! We are growing some gorgeous lettuce in our greenhouses right now. The heads are tucked under a toasty blanket of row cover. … Continue reading

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Tuv Ha’Aretz Partnership with Red Wagon Farm

It has been 11 years since Red Wagon Farm and Tuv Ha’Aretz formed a partnership thanks to Rabbi Marc, Lisa Bates, and Sandy Cohn. Thank you so much to all of you who have been members in that time! In … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Farm, Newsletter

2020 CSA End-of-Season Thank you!

We made it to the end of our CSA season! I almost can’t believe it. In early May I was having panic attacks (just ask Wyatt!) about coming up with a way to have a safe season for our farm … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Farm, Newsletter

2020 Winter CSA

We are excited to announce our first ever Winter CSA! Click here to join. Details: Pickups will be at Red Wagon Farm at 7694 N 63rd St, Niwot on Thursdays from 3-6 pm. There will be a total of 7 … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Farm, FeaturedPosts, Newsletter

No Pumpkin Patch in 2020

Here’s another small loss due to COVID. We will not have a pumpkin patch at Red Wagon Farm in 2020. Everything at a farm requires a lot of planning. We have to plant pumpkin seeds around June 1st. Remember what … Continue reading

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Made it through the snow!

Wow it’s been a roller coaster ride! A week ago there was a winter storm warning and we thought it was going to get down to 25 degrees with 5-8 inches of snow. There was a good chance that this … Continue reading

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Are Red Wagon Onions Safe?

In a word–yes! Have you seen the news about the salmonella outbreak in onions from California? This is the problem with our food system. You have contaminated onions from one farm go to a huge processing facility. The contamination spreads … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Farm, Newsletter

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

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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