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Asparagus at Oxbow!

What’s better than delicious veg that you plant every spring and enjoy throughout the season? Perennial veg that will feed you for decades without the need for re-seeding! That’s right, here on the Oxbow¬†Kids Farm, we love our perennials. Rhubarb and cardoons have¬†been making appearances in our CSA boxes and market displays for years, but this season, we’ve started a whole new venture–purple asparagus! Because the only thing we love more than perennials, is purple perennials. (I like to say … read more…

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Learning Opportunities for Aspiring Farmers

In years past, Snoqualmie Valley has been home to a local chapter of the Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training (CRAFT). CRAFT is a national program with independent regional chapters which operate as cooperative networks for enhancing the educational opportunities for farm interns and apprentices. In other words, CRAFT creates a platform upon which aspiring farmers ca garner as much diversified knowledge as possible throughout the season from experienced farmers. After a several year lull in activity, CRAFT is being … read more…

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