When you've seen one 20-foot trailer loaded with tiny farm gear, you've seen 'em all?! Well, something like that... Headed back to the old farm today for the final move, and the only photos I ended up taking were of three buckets crammed with dug-up transplants: thyme, oregano, … [Read more...] about Tiny farm moving – Part 4
Really fine weather for our second market day of the season: sunshine, warmth, a pleasant breeze...! A bit more variety than last week, with all-lettuce mesclun, spinach, arugula, Jerusalem artichoke, chives and rhubarb, but still not much quantity of anything. We were sold out … [Read more...] about Farmers’ market: Day 2
Harvest for the second farmers' market of the season was OK, but still what I think of as kinda found crops. There's the first market harvest ever of rhubarb, a binful (20 bundles or so) from the fairly giant patch (about 60 divisions) planted three years ago—kinda stubby, … [Read more...] about Found: chives, spinach, rhubarb…
Tomorrow's farmers' market, the third of the season, will be the my first. This is the usual timing, although I made it on the second market day last year (our market starts on the first Saturday of May). The earliest harvest for field crops will probably be all-lettuce mesclun … [Read more...] about First harvest 2008!
As things slow down in the garden and crops finish for the year, there is more time for really tiny harvests of this and that. Fifteen bundles of chives, a couple dozen small but tasty red peppers—little hauls like these add variety and incremental sales at the farmers' market … [Read more...] about Little bundles for market