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!
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!
Yet another in this summer's series of wet and gray afternoons, the weather blending perfectly with the wet work of rinsing and sorting muddy root crops. Instant efficient team chemistry between Rachel and Mel, both doing post-harvest here for the first time. (Above, carrots, … [Read more...] about Harvest wet work
CSA shareholders coming to the farm this year are encouraged to harvest as much of their share as they feel like! Here, it's sorting through mesclun and spinach on the screen table, removing bad leaves and the odd weed, before packing in their own bags. This approach is great fun … [Read more...] about Pick your own CSA share pick-up
Spent the early morning harvesting a few CSA shares for a Monday drop-off. This is the first week of shares, and they're still small, mainly greens... There are many tiny farming routines, things you'd probably never do in a bigger operation, that I find extremely relaxing and … [Read more...] about Tiny harvest!