If you love beet greens, you can practically taste this photo! Fresh-picked, sauteed just to wilting in olive oil and butter, with a smashed and chopped clove or two of garlic, salt and freshly ground black pepper. Heaped on a plate. Topped with a couple of poached farm eggs. … [Read more...] about Beet greens!
Archives for June 2009
This year the antique Planet Jr. seeder finally took over from the Earthway, to handle most of the direct seeding. We've been using it for everything but tiny carrot and lettuce seed, where the lighter Earthway is easier to maneuver for closely spaced rows. Here, Lynn rolls out … [Read more...] about Planet Jr. rising
The White Rocks, bred over decades for insatiable appetites and rapid growth, and likely to just eat, drink and SIT once they get growing, are behaving like CHICKENS! Every morning the door opens, three quarters of the 40 burst out on the run, tearing around, facing off in sudden … [Read more...] about Behaving like chickens!
"Hand-tended" is one of the phrases that usually gets popped into the occasional bit of promotional writing about this market garden. Sounds good! If asked (hasn't happened so far), I'd explain that we don't use many machines, most of the garden work is done with hand tools, or … [Read more...] about Hand-tended
At last! Our first day at the new farmers' market, with a large sign (we temporarily used our new roadside sign to make a...big entrance :), and a small but superfresh and tasty (and seasonal) selection: all-lettuce mesclun, spinach (Spargo) and radish (Rebel). Lynn was happy to … [Read more...] about First veg at the new farmers’ market!