The frost-warning forecast from a couple of days ago, for 1°C (34°C), moved up a day to tonight. so there's row cover all over the field. Some of it was floated out against the possibility of frost, the rest, as so-far-effective deer deterrent. Up front, around 800' of snap … [Read more...] about Frost protection time again
In the end, this is all about food and eating. Tonight, back to basics: heat applied to simple, locally grown ingredients, no culinary art or even a favorite recipe, just some mellow cooking. In the pot: grass-fed beef from a few miles down the road, plus, from our harvest, … [Read more...] about Simple stew
This is our second Saturday market with quite a solid harvest, both selection and quantity. Last week was fine, this week we've added the first of the fall spinach, also, an unexpected bushel of radish that sized up practically overnight, picked at the end of the day yesterday at … [Read more...] about Another good market day!
Friday's harvest to Saturday's market is the way it is! We still go direct from field to stand, with no cooler in between, and that seems to work out. And the stand itself hasn't changed much in the last few seasons: raw cedar bins on boards on sawhorses, baskets up front, under … [Read more...] about Friday harvest to Saturday market
A pretty satisfying second installment of our "experimental" Weekly Harvest Share: "Like CSA, but one week at a time..."! Satisfying because, for the first time this season, harvest day felt kinda normal, with around 20 items harvested, enough variety to have to pick what went … [Read more...] about Weekly Harvest Share #2