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

2019, May

Farm update – 5/12/2019

Work this weekend had to be done before, between, and after the frequent and sometimes intense rain showers that started Thursday evening and continued through this afternoon. The nearly 1.5 inch deluge that fell Friday resulted in temporary flooding in the low spot of our new field, home to lots of tomatoes. An emergency tomato-tying-up… Continue reading Farm update – 5/12/2019