Checking in on the fairly massive time investment we made in thinning 800' of late-planted Touchon carrots—and it's paying off! Not that there was any doubt that thinning works, it's just so...tedious. After laying down carrot seed thick (in other words, after using the Earthway … [Read more...] about Well-thinned carrots, growing well!
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OK, perhaps not the MOST appetizing of food photos, but the point is, that's how it looked, and it tasted great—more all-local, dead-simple cookery! Here we have my first time with this grass-feed beef honey garlic sausage from a few miles down the road—I could actually … [Read more...] about More local food, cooking!
Red and orange peppers! It'd be nice if this was a normal sight, but with our short season and often as not inconsistent heat and sun—peppers love decent heat—peppers that fully turn color are fairly unusual in this market garden. Because they're more uncertain, I've tended to … [Read more...] about Peppers turn color!
Around 1:25 p.m. and it's just about time to head out from the farmers' market, which officially ends at 1. This season, we've been storing the entire farm stand in the communal cage where vendors can leave stuff from Saturday to Saturday. The stand is quite the compact set-up, … [Read more...] about After market
As forecast, frost. Not so bad, at least, from how it looks here on the grass beside the house. It's around 7 a.m., in the middle of September—here's where the season switches into the final round! … [Read more...] about Frost arrives