2019, June

Farm update – 6/16/2019

Tomatoes, okra, and beans are really picking up production now. This is the first year we've grown green beans (granted ours are a mix of not only green but yellow and purple too) and I'm loving picking them. I haven't picked green beans since I was a kid, and being in the bean patch brings… Continue reading Farm update – 6/16/2019

2019, June

Farm update – 6/9/2019

It finally started raining again after 24 (hot!) days without rain. It's rained a little bit each day for 4 days now, though today's 3/4 of an inch probably qualifies as more than a bit. And we still have rain in the forecast for two more days! Looking at national temperature and precipitation maps shows… Continue reading Farm update – 6/9/2019

2019, June

Farm update – 6/2/2019

June! June on the farm for me means two things: pickles and tomatoes. The former is a delight that lasts all year, while the latter is savored in the moment, often only for a few short weeks. We kicked June off right, making 12 quarts of dill pickles this weekend. We'll probably do two more… Continue reading Farm update – 6/2/2019

2019, May

Farm update – 5/27/2019

It may be Memorial Day, but it feels more like we're about to turn the calendar over to July rather than June. Despite that, we hope everyone had a good holiday weekend, and that in addition to unofficially kicking off summer, that there was time to reflect and to remember those who made the ultimate… Continue reading Farm update – 5/27/2019

2019, May

Farm update – 5/19/2019

We planted okra, basil, and edamame this weekend, so we continue closing in on the end of summer planting season. Sweet potatoes and peanuts are all that remain to be planted, and they simply are waiting for the carrots and potatoes to come up to take their place. This weekend we harvested potatoes, carrots, the… Continue reading Farm update – 5/19/2019