Week 2 Pickup June 07 2017

This was a green share.  Lots of herbs and spring greens.  Mustard, Spring Rapini, Flat Leaf Parsley, Oregano, Dill, Mint, Radishes, Green Onions, Green Garlic, Mixed Salad Greens, and Garlic Scapes.[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”16″ gal_title=”2017 Week 02 June 7″]

May 31 2017 CSA Pickup

We kicked off the 2017 CSA season tonight.  All of our members showed up on time.  Thank you.  The attached pictures are from our first share.  We did include eggs this week.  Eggs are not a given.  We only have 3 hens producing eggs at this time so we only get 2 or 3 a […]

First CSA Season Successfully Completed

The second week of October we ended our CSA season.  For 20 weeks we had baskets of food ready for each of our nine members.  It was our intent to sell 10 memberships and we sold nine.  Attached are pictures of the shares from each week. We plan to offer 10 shares again during the […]

10 things you won’t do after becoming an urban homesteader – Homegrown & Healthy

Once you’ve been bitten by the urban homesteading bug, there’s no cure. For real. When John and I started our teeny, tiny little garden and first documented it on The Sustainable Couple, we had no idea what we were doing. Fast forward 5 years and we’ve gotten ourselves together. We also have backyard chickens, 6… Read […]

Snowmageddon 16

Groundhog Day of 2016 will be memorable.  They said winter storm Kayla might just lay into us and yes she did.  At noon the official snowfall for the day in Grand Island was 14.9 inches.  Winds blowing with gusts up to 53 miles per hour.  This is our first real snow storm at GI Acres […]

Free Seeds from the Government

How to get free seeds from the USDA for rare heirloom vegetables and fruits that no one else will have in their garden. Source: Free Seeds from the Government

CSA Sign Up is Live for 2016 at GI Acres

A box of tomatoes like this could be at your house this summer if you join now.  We only have 10 spots so don’t delay.  You can join the GI Acres CSA by clicking here.  We expect you will receive at least an average of $10 of veggies every week for a 20 weeks.  

2016 Member Agreement

Here is the latest version of our GI Acres CSA Member Agreement this agreement is current as of 1-1-16.

Look what we saw tonight. Spring is here.

I was showing the house and the property to some friends and one of them noticed a robin sitting on the top of a fence post.  It looked like it might be nest.  When it flew away we looked a little closer and found this.