2018, September

Farm update – 9/30/2018

It's been a while since we put in two back-to-back sunrise to sunset farm work days, and that's just about what this weekend was. But we were able to get almost all of the fall veggies in the ground! We have a few more raised beds and field rows to plant, but what remains to… Continue reading Farm update – 9/30/2018

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2018, September

Farm update – 9/23/2018

This is the time of year when the farm's namesake is in its full glory. And for the many questions I get about where the name of the farm comes from and what it means, I've somehow never yet written about it. Georgia calamint (aka Calamintha georgiana or Clinopodium georgianum if you really want to… Continue reading Farm update – 9/23/2018

2018, September

Farm update – 9/16/2018

This weekend we dug three beds of peanuts, which ended up being a good task because of the warm weather that's still enveloping us. Lifting them out of the ground goes pretty quickly. Once dug, we shake the soil off and take the plants in their entirety back to the barn, where we turn some… Continue reading Farm update – 9/16/2018

2018, September

Farm update – 9/9/2018

The abundance of peppers during our summer season means that we get to try each pepper in a lot of different recipes. And each variety has some feature that makes it perfect for a given recipe. Lunchbox peppers are sweet and crunchy and make a satisfying snack. Anaheims are the right size and add a… Continue reading Farm update – 9/9/2018

2018, September

Farm update – 9/3/2018

Happy Labor Day! We seem to have an annual tradition going now of enjoying a home-grown, completely volunteer watermelon on Labor Day. This year, the watermelon grew right by the pool, so it may be a direct descendent of last year's Labor Day watermelon, which was eaten poolside. Aside from keeping the vines from growing… Continue reading Farm update – 9/3/2018