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
Here's one of the more extreme displays of crazily labor-intensive tiny farming technique. Andie surveys our work, the result of deciding to try landscape fabric in place of burlap to help carrot seed germination. It's actually a double experiment, because one of the beds is … [Read more...] about Carrot-burlap method gets a twist
It's a start. Whenever they reach 3-4" (7.5-10cm), I trim back the onions to about 1" (2.5cm), and now they're thick enough to collect and EAT! I don't have the greenhouse up yet, so didn't start lettuce REALLY early, so it's not a whole seedling trimmings salad like last year... … [Read more...] about Fresh at last!