This season didn't see too much pumpkin action in the garden, with less planted than in the past (although we've never planted A LOT). Mixed with winter squash in a couple of locations, the spread-out pumpkin patch added up to somewhere around 50'x50' (15x15m), about half of the … [Read more...] about This year’s pumpkin haul
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Just-rinsed carrots in the soft light of an overcast day: beautiful every time! Some veggies look particularly good without trying... These are freshly pulled Nelson, at a pretty fair size but not yet fully mature, from our fourth planting of the season. Every year so far, I've … [Read more...] about Yes, carrots!
For tomorrow's farmers' market, Lynn, Andie and Jordan harvested more of this year's Jerusalem artichoke. The tubers have gotten noticeably bigger since pulling some just a couple of weeks ago... Chokes are a really simple, satisfying harvest, at least, when you pull up the … [Read more...] about Harvesting Jerusalem artichoke
We've been faithfully bringing the matching pair of chalkboards to the farmers' market since we bought them at an office supply box store in mid-summer, but it's what to put on 'em that's the puzzle. Today's new message: "Eat good food"! The other one (out of sight on the left) … [Read more...] about Eat good food
There's almost no describing how pleased this morning's delivery made me. Pretty happy! In two sturdy cartons, by FedEx Ground, 80 lbs of certified organic Music garlic, looking so fine! :) This shipment comes from a farmer named Warren, who grows a huge amount of garlic about … [Read more...] about Fresh new garlic ARRIVES!