BCS Quick Release

for those of you who have or are contemplating a BCS here is an interesting lesson we learned about our quick release.  It was getting very difficult to operate and the red handle was bending when we would open it to the released position.  It finally got to the point where we could not detach...
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meanwhile in NYC

the cold snap after a crazy warm winter has the urban gardeners coming up with some creative solutions.  as seen in the east village this morning.
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Progress

this picture is taken from the same vantage as the header of this webpage – what a difference 2 years makes. of course there is a lot of hard work to get there.  this year ben and berta have been spending a lot of time together
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know the signs

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Pre Solstice progress

things are really speeding up…
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IT IS ON

i was away for just under 2 weeks and I returned to some serious changes…  Many new beds established, greenhouse is full of soil blocks, solar array is complete, huge stacks of new lumber drying, and on and on.   Just a few of the sights are below.  will take more pix tomorrow
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green house ready for seeds

drum tight plastic and all the cracks stuffed with weather stripping.  Game on. Anthony, Kristen, Amber, Ben, Mimi, and I had a busy day on saturday pulling all the last details together and then stretching the plastic.  we made it up as we went, but we are feeling good about it. This chimney out of...
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venison

thank you jay! food from the back yard
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CSA registration is open

Join the Growing Heart Farm CSA to share a garden of local veggies picked fresh and delivered to your neighborhood. Current 2012 pickups locations are WEDNESDAY EVENINGS @: Curious Pictures 5-7PM 440 lafayette st Astor Place, ny map Nathan Love 6-8PM 407 broome st SOHO, ny map Golden Drum 6-8PM 97 green st. (@ franklin)...
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lean to greenhouse progress

anthony after a hard day of work in the cold.  the side walls are mostly in place.  We have some details on the path, the door frame, and the electrical box.   then we will need to flash both sides of the header.  we are still not sure of the best solution below the header....
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