[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
The star by far of the last planting of brassicas, that mostly didn't size up in time for market or CSA, is without at doubt this unusual Nero Di Toscana strap kale. This Italian heirloom, apparently from Tuscany, is hardly better looking than the cold-beaten rest of the … [Read more...] about In the cold garden
Besides the older seedlings, clamoring to get out, we've been starting new guys as well, for later planting. Here, a few days after emerging, a baby Cairo (hybrid) red cabbage, for crowded growing (12" spacing), to produce "baby," "gourmet" cabbages—basically, small ones! … [Read more...] about Red cabbage
Every season there've been hardy veggies left to the cold and snow, and this season, it's a record quantity, with nearly 2,000' (610m) of broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and kale that mostly started sizing up just as the farmers' market finished at the end of October. It seems … [Read more...] about Veggies in snow
The Friday harvest is shrinking. This is the second to last of the year, and the last for CSA members, and we're down to mainly root veggies. Some of the last cabbage planting has firmed up, and we're picking them as "baby," about 1-2 lbs (450-900g) each (multiplanted, the yield … [Read more...] about The incredible shrinking harvest!