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Live Power Offerings

Season: The season runs from the first week in May to the last week in November. We hope people can join us for the entire season, but if there is space, signups are accepted throughout the season.

Share Size: The garden share is based on a half bushel basket which will feed a family of 2 to 3, depending on eating habits. Individuals are welcome to share with another person. The vegetable share will provide a seasonal variety of produce each week from the beginning of May until Thanksgiving week.
Below is a table showing the schedule and quantities planned for the garden share.
Please click on PDF to download.

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Of course, each season is different. For example this is 2012′s Garden Share Harvest Totals.

Seasonal Variation:

The farmers will harvest what is ready at each season. Early spring baskets are usually smaller with mostly greens and early roots, then peas and broccoli, then increasing in quantity and variety with corn, squash, tomatoes, melons, potatoes, roots and greens as peak summer harvest is reached in August and September. Fall harvests are also bountiful with roots, storage crops, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks and greens. The baskets will increase in quantity and variety as the weather warms and more types of vegetables are ripe.

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OTHER OFFERINGS

Blueberry Share from Filigreen Farm. Biodynamic blueberries come from Filigreen in Boonville. The share consists of 3 baskets of 6 ounces each for 4 deliveries depending on the season, starting the end of June or beginning of July and costs $45. Members can order more than 1 share, or can consider splitting a share with a friend or neighbor. The delivery dates may shift due to ripening conditions, but we’re confident that there will be 4 deliveries.

Fruit Share from Filigreen Farm. Filigreen Farm periodically offers bulk fruit including Demeter certified biodynamic peaches, apples, pluots, plums, and table grapes for the months of August, September, October and November. Also available from Filigreen Farm is Demeter certified biodynamic olive oil.

 

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DISTRIBUTION

Monday is harvest day for Covelo members.

Covelo: Vegetables are ready for Covelo members at the farm from noon on; members should bring a bag, box, or basket in which to put their produce.

Missed Pickups: If there is a week when you will be unable to pick up your produce at the scheduled time, please contact me to make other arrangements. Any produce that is not picked up by Tuesday night without notice given will be passed on to someone in need. If someone else is going to pick up your vegetables, please let us know who they are and their contact information and be sure they thoroughly understand the directions and timing. Thanks.

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HOW TO JOIN

If you are interested in joining, please complete our online request form.

http://livepowercommunityfarmcovelo.csasignup.com

If you are interested in splitting a share and do not have a partner in mind, please indicate that in your email request form. Sometimes (but not always) we can match you with another household in your area.

We would love to have you join the farm! If you are interested, please complete the online request form or contact Gloria Decater at livepower@livepower.org or 707-983-8196. If you know of someone else who might be interested, please let us know.