This bowl of lettuces and kale is the first cut of spring, taken from the unheated greenhouse while snow flurries whip around outside. With the help of 6 mils of plastic and some row cover, the salad easily survived three months of winter, with temperatures that went down to … [Read more...] about Winter salad
[From 5-Jul-2013] This week's harvest basket, still greens, mainly: young curly and flat leaf kale, baby bok choi (autographed by a few flea beetles that made it under the cover), our Zippy Mix (today's version, mustards as always, with mizuna and some baby Chinese cabbage), … [Read more...] about Early share
Friday harvest. Each week, there's usually one crop that kinda catches my eye: a perfect first cut of baby lettuce, lush green onions with straight white stems, or today's chunky, crunchy bok choi (aka bok choy, pak choi). The variety here is Joi Choi, it's worked out well over … [Read more...] about Beautiful bok choi
The weather is warm, the days still feel long (although, at 5:00 a.m. for Saturday market, I'm already waking up in the dark)—summer is in full effect, but you know the season's soon changing because the field is clearing out. Today, I did some tilling, cleaning up before weeds … [Read more...] about Garden in transition
And then there were two! For the last big Friday harvest of the season—it's the 18th and final CSA share and second to last Saturday at the farmers' market—the crew was down to Conall and me. It was a rainy one, with the ground soaked from a couple of days of showers, but it was … [Read more...] about Last big harvest of the year!