2019, July

Farm update – 7/14/2019

Although the vast variety of spring greens are just a memory, and the fall planting of greens looms two months ahead, there is one leafy green that's here to stay for the summer. And it's an odd one, admittedly, if you've never thought about eating it before: sweet potato greens. But they're perfectly edible, and… Continue reading Farm update – 7/14/2019

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2019, July

Farm update – 7/7/2019

The 4th of July holiday for us marks the start of the summer slowdown. And after being busy, busy, busy with farm work since early March, it's a welcome change of pace. Working around afternoon rain showers, we spent some time each day relaxing in the pool. We also spent a good bit of time… Continue reading Farm update – 7/7/2019

2019, June

Farm update – 6/30/2019

As we close out June, we're also getting close to the end of some of our early summer veggies, notably cucumbers, squash, and zucchini. These historically last to the end of the first week in July, so we're right about on schedule. Several weeks back when it was so hot, we were worried they wouldn't… Continue reading Farm update – 6/30/2019

2019, June

Farm update – 6/23/2019

With the farm in good hands, I snuck off for a quick backpacking adventure in Arizona this week. Because it's already hot enough in Georgia, I escaped up to the Mogollon Rim, which forms the southern edge of the Colorado Plateau. At 8,000 feet the top of the Rim is pleasantly cooler than the desert… Continue reading Farm update – 6/23/2019

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