2018, July

Farm update – 7/8/2018

A full week into July now, and we're starting to pull up zucchini, squash, cucumbers, and even tomatoes that have produced all they care to this season. Despite that, we continue to bring in colorful harvests daily, thanks to the steady production of okra, eggplants, and peppers, including our new lunchbox snacking peppers. These small,… Continue reading Farm update – 7/8/2018

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2018, July

Farm update – 7/1/2018

Although normally this blog is dedicated to our weekly farm activities, we're going to veer slightly off topic this week. My life basically revolves around plants, both at my "real" job where I study the native plants of the longleaf pine ecosystem, and on the farm where I cultivate, harvest, and consume a wide variety… Continue reading Farm update – 7/1/2018

2017, July

Farm update – 7/30/2017

This week we're having a sale on our 1 lb assorted peppers, and we're offering a Whole Farm basket of assorted peppers, eggplant, and a small bunch of basil (choose from dark opal basil, Thai basil, or a basil medley of several varieties, including those above, plus lime, lemon, holy, sweet Genovese, and/or mammoth basil).… Continue reading Farm update – 7/30/2017

2017, July

Farm update – 7/23/2017

We once again spent a good portion of this weekend getting the garden and field cleaned up. Pulling up unproductive plants then weeding and raking to ensure the weeds don't simply root back in are hard jobs, especially under the summer sun, but so rewarding for the end result. Like mowing grass or wiping down… Continue reading Farm update – 7/23/2017

2017, July

Farm update – 7/16/2017

This weekend included a flurry of activity centered around preserving the bounty of the season for later use and enjoyment. Corn was blanched and frozen, while figs and jelly palm fruits were processed into preserves and jelly, making the house smell delicious and filling the freezer and pantry. The weather cooperated by raining continuously throughout… Continue reading Farm update – 7/16/2017