[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
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!
The muggy wave continues, the sixth day or so of bright, swelteringly humid heat. Today was only 21°C (72°F), but the Humidex (or whatever exactly They call it) says it's the equivalent to us humans of 40°C (110°F). It does feel that way. I can't recall ever hearing a spread … [Read more...] about Dog days of summer (a few)
Harvested the season's first sweet peppers, for the Monday CSA shares. They're small...but tasty (that description has popped up a few times this year, as we pick early against the slow-growing weather and the flying by of time). The lime-yellow, tapering Gypsy … [Read more...] about First peppers
CSA shares are packed for another Monday of on-farm pick-up! It's one of those great hits of momentary satisfaction to see them all, 100% absolutely and finally done, waiting to be collected. Mel, Jordan (above), Michelle, and Tara were all in the field, and the whole harvest … [Read more...] about Packing shares: done!