Open Monday - Friday; 11:30am - 6:30pm

Open Monday - Friday; 11:30am - 6:30pm
148 N. Depot Dr., Fort Pierce, FL

Monday, January 31, 2011


   Sometimes, the daily chores finally reveal themselves into something larger. It is easy to see only what needs doing and to forget how far we have come. Yesterday, while weeding and thinning and other garden chores dominated our attention, our neighbor came over to admire our garden. This is a big deal. Our neighbor is old school and has had a chuckle over our alternative ways. But our no till garden is producing - on our Farmers of the Week, this week! - when many others are defunct. Again, largely in part to Chef's ingenious method for protecting from frost. From now on, we will always plant near the dryer vent!

Season is here, and we see that y'all have been kind enough to tell your snowbird friends about us. We are flowing with our first season in business. Our favorite, by far, is to watch our regular customers explain things to "newbies." We like that this has come full circle.

Some very sad news in the world of organics - GM alfalfa has passed without any regulation whatsoever. Monsanto can do as they will. Our government does not respect our right to eat organic and refuses to put one concession in place to protect organic food from GM contamination. If all of us who felt strongly about what we eat were to stand up with one voice . . . meantime, big money wins again. Even MORE reason to support our local farmers! They are our lifeline! No farms, no food! For inspiration in these trying times, we turn to a family in LA who grow all they need, and then some, on one fifth of an acre: