As your farmer, I am committed to helping to build our community, providing fresh and healthy food to you and being a responsible steward of the farmland and our ecosystem. The CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) model is an innovative way for you to receive fresh vegetables each week and be a part of the Deri Farm community. Healthy vegetables come from healthy soil. Using organic farming methods, I am not just restoring the nutrients in the soil, but improving its quality for our future.
-Justin Deri

The Deri Air

A Blog and Farmcast About a Vegetable Farm and Then Some

Farm Stand Listing – May 3, 2013

This is the second time I have put some vegetables in the temporary farmstand in the ell.  Sometime in the next month or so, I hope to build a real farmstand with a refrigerated display case.  Given the quantity I'm harvesting now, the refrigerator in the ell is working well. This ...

Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard bunch Swiss Chard (aka Chard or Silverbeet) is in the same family a beets. I recently learned that it is often called Swiss Chard to distinguis it from French spinach in catalogs back in the 1800s. ...

A Few Items from the First Harvest on 6/15/10

Our first harvest for the CSA shares went well.  In spite of my back being thrown out and a few hitches expected with the first large harvest, quite a bit came in from the fields.  With all the cut greens and various veggies that needed bunching, we ended up running ...