For every thing, there is a season…and we’re headed right into our main season here within the next few weeks. Each day, there’s more at the market and what to make for dinner becomes much more difficult to decide for the decision-impared like myself. Strawberries Just a few short weeks ago, this field was laden with strawberries. Walking by, their sweet smell would turn me … Continue reading Farm Update- July 10
This weekend I told my husband if we’re sitting on the porch discussing the weather when we’re 80…then he still hasn’t retired. As a farmer, your livelihood depends on the weather (yeah, yeah, and ambition and nutrient balance in the soil and equipment and….). But the factor that we have absolutely no control over is the weather. The farming community talks a lot about weather. What … Continue reading This weather … it’s so irrigating!
Strawberry season is still weeks away, but the plants that bear these precious gems require some TLC throughout the spring before they reward our kind attention early in the season.
Yesterday morning I took another trip around the farm to see how things are growing now that we’re heading into our peak season for most of our fruits and vegetables. Here’s what’s happening at the farm: Straw Sweet Corn Strawberries Herbs Cauliflower Brussels Sprouts Eggplant Green Beans Peach Orchard Mums Continue reading What’s up down on the farm
Happy 4th of July! Summer is in full swing here at the farm and there is a lot of activity in the fields. My buddy Lou (and my husband, Ricky) took me around this morning to make sure I got an update on everything that was going on on the farm (and to keep me from taking pictures of weeds…what can I say, I don’t … Continue reading Knee High by the Fourth of July!