They used to say if you wanted sweet corn, you’d better put the water on before heading to the market. In years past, sweet corn had a much shorter ‘shelf life’ than it does now. When picked, the sugars would quickly turn to starch, and sweetness would be lost. Over the years, sweet corn has been selectively bred to yield sweeter ears, that also hold … Continue reading Putting the ‘Sweet’ in Sweet Corn
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
What goes in to growing an early sweet corn crop. Continue reading That’s a wrap! (On cold weather)
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!