The days are getting short, the weather's cooling down, and average first frost is only three days away. It's still officially summer, but I'm in fall mode now. Green onions and the brassicas, like this open leaf cabbage, are hardy mainstays of the fall harvest. … [Read more...] about Onions and cabbage
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By mid-August, the CSA shares are nearing their peak. Here we have eggplant, carrots (including a new purple addition, Purple Haze), onions, beets, potatoes, yellow beans, summer squash, tomatoes, rosemary, plus salad mix out of sight. Still waiting on melons, winter squash, main … [Read more...] about Fuller share
This is a great time of year, with everything growing, the sun high and strong, and still a good two months of prime harvest to come. … [Read more...] about Fields of plenty
Here's part of a weekly CSA share. There are about 25 members this year. A third pick up here, the rest on Saturday mornings at the farmers' market 15 miles away. It's all local! In the pic, this week's washed: carrots, beets (red, golden and striped), mesclun (the bag's in the … [Read more...] about CSA share!
A horizon-to-horizon rainbow stuck around for a good half hour this evening of the first day of summer. Here it's arcing over the goat barn (which, despite it's appearance, is far from caving in!). … [Read more...] about First day of summer