Ahhh, something new on the farmers' market stand: BEANS in three colors (we had the first green beans last week)! There's yellow (Indy Gold), purple (Royal Burgundy), and of course, green (Jade). One way I watch the season unfold is through the debut market days for the headliner … [Read more...] about What’s new at the farmers’ market…
Archives for August 2008
Have I mentioned that it's been RAINING a lot all summer, like, a few times a day? We've taken to planning the Friday harvest to fit the slots between downpours, using...weather radar on the web! It works pretty well, checking the national and local maps, you can see … [Read more...] about Harvesting around the rain
You've gotta respect pigweed. It's resourceful, extremely flexible and adaptable, prolific...it just keeps on coming! It's managed to grow in tiny dirt deposits, through rust holes in the trailer we use to get things around the field. It's also run wild in one of the potato … [Read more...] about Pigweed rehabilitated?
Here's the long view for early August, notably GREENER than it was around the same time last year. I like the scene from up here, at the top of the gangway going into the upper level of the barn: distant, peaceful strips of green, row upon row... ;) … [Read more...] about The View in early August
First title that came to mind for this post was: "Yet another rainbow..." That sounded a little...downbeat. After all, rainbows are one of Nature's delightful wonders, a free, magical expression of light and simple beauty. If memory serves, we usually get one or two spectacular … [Read more...] about Buckets of rainbows