Hi everyone, This is going to be a quick one this week- I'm a bit swamped at the moment! Things are going fine at the farm; the heavy rain yesterday didn't seem to cause any damage, and helped water in some transplants that were planted out earlier in the day. In Your Bags: Beet Greens Summer Squash Beans Cucumbers Sweet Peppers (either bell or horn shaped) Jalapeno Peppers (heavy, dark green, short and blunt) Cilantro Yellow Onions Garlic Eggplant Tomatoes Cherry Tomatoes So
Hi everyone, Welcome to another week at the farm. I know for many families, it feels like the beginning of the end of summer, what with school starting up soon and all, but on the farm, it's still the height of summer. The peppers are finally starting to ripen, and the tomatoes are cranking out quite the crop. The potatoes are proving to be quite productive, and the onions are drying down nicely. Just a reminder that the tomatoes we're sending out to you are delicious heirloo
Hi everyone, I love this part of summer- the chorus of crickets and cicadas and katydids is a constant backdrop, the evenings are long and warm and everything is ripe and plentiful. In our region, a lot of the year is not especially productive, from a gardening point-of-view. But right now, we are really in the thick of it! Claude picked the tomatoes today, and we had to set up a whole other 4x6 foot table just to hold them all! And Sue harvested bucketfuls of dark, glossy po
Hi everyone, It's another hot summer week! But I guess it's good to enjoy it while it's here, even if I feel like the humidity is a little unnecessarily high... But at least the vegetables really like it. The hot days and warm nights are just what squash, beans, peppers, tomatoes and cucumbers love and they're really thriving. Sue and Claude dug the garlic over the weekend, and it's a beautiful crop with large bulbs and very few duds. Also, their new calf was born on Friday!
Hi everyone, Happy August! It's hard to believe July has already come and gone, yet here we are. We've had some nice weather for getting things done, and the to-do list is steadily getting crossed off, though it seems like new jobs are added at a faster rate than we can keep up with. But that's summer, for you! We have our first eggplant this week, and our first sandwich tomatoes, too. Next week will likely have some peppers! In Your Bag: Salad Mix Kale Beans Scallions Tomato