let’s talk about the weather

Rain can’t come soon enough.  I know I’m not alone in saying this.  I just can’t really think about anything else right now, so I decided to write about it. In early April, the last of snow melted and the ground finally thawed.  It hasn’t rained much since.  We’ve been planting our spring crops, more […]

mid-May field notes

For those of you who love kale, you’ll be happy to know our big planting of kale is in the ground and growing!   Joanne and Jake planted Red Russian, Lacinato, Beedy’s Camden and Rainbow Lacinato Kale this week. Tomato seedlings looking great in the greenhouse.  Getting ready for our big Seedling Sale (starts Friday May […]

CSA week #6

THIS WEEK’S HARVEST Savoy CabbageCucumbersFresh GarlicSwiss ChardKaleLettuceHakurei Salad TurnipsA couple of small EggplantHungarian Hot Wax PepperChoice of Fresh Herbs RECIPE LINKS Roasted Eggplant with BasilSauteed Savoy Cabbage with Scallions and GarlicWilted Savoy Cabbage SaladKale or Chard Pie Garlic Bread with Homemade Garlic Butter Swiss Chard, Mozzarella, and Feta Egg Bake Potato weeding party New beds for carrots, […]

tomato season

It’s hard to believe it’s August already. We’re getting fall crops planted, thinking ahead to what the pumpkin harvest might look like, when the onions will be ready for curing, and whether we might try overwintering some carrots this year.  pumpkins and winter squash growing and growing! But honestly, with tomato harvest underway, it’s hard […]

spring planting!

transplanting long beds of kale  Earlier this week just before the rain, we planted out dozens of trays of seedlings. With plenty of moisture in the soil now, our beds of lettuce, kale, bok choi, kohlrabi, cabbage, and tat soi are all looking great. In the next few days, we’ll prepare more beds for onions, […]