2017, January

Farm update – 1/29/2017

We finally harvested pea shoots today, and I'm so excited to have them as a supplementary green this time of year when not too much else is being harvested. The shoots are very tender and vibrantly green, and taste very much like snow peas, which are among my favorite spring vegetables. On these "cold" days… Continue reading Farm update – 1/29/2017

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2017, January

Farm update – 1/22/2017

Another weekend of bad weather has come and gone, amounting to 6 rounds of severe thunderstorms and several tornado warnings. We were lucky, amid reports of fatalities and widespread damage, to again be spared any real damage. The weather kept farm chores to a minimum, but in the lull between storms on Saturday we were… Continue reading Farm update – 1/22/2017

2017, January

Farm update – 1/17/2017

Today was a monumental day for the farm: we have (nearly) completed construction of our greenhouse, which greatly expands our ability to grow our own produce from seed. We've been working on it in fits and starts over the past three weeks, as weather and time have allowed, and are thrilled with how it turned… Continue reading Farm update – 1/17/2017

2017, January

Farm update – 1/8/2017

  We have our first Whole Farm basket of 2017, and it also may be the last one for the fall crops. This basket contains a head of cauliflower, a bunch of baby beets, several watermelon radishes, and green onions. This will be our only harvest of beets during the fall season, and the last… Continue reading Farm update – 1/8/2017

2017, January

Farm update – 1/2/2017

Happy New Year! Believe it or not, we're still churning out lettuce. Our last harvest of lettuce in 2015 was on December 13, so we're well beyond that with no end of lettuce yet in sight. While some things in the field are winding down (broccoli, turnips), we made our very first cauliflower harvest today.… Continue reading Farm update – 1/2/2017