It seems that the rains have returned with one sunny day in the next ten promised. We are in full harvest mode at the farm and we hope to have all the storage crops in before November. We do miss our big cooler.
The Vegetable Share for the week includes Chard or Spinach, Scallions, Greens, Peppers or hots, Beets or Carrots, Butternut Squash or Acorn or Spag. The substitutions are radish, parsley, cilantro, onions and eggplant.
The Fruit Share includes apples and pears.
We are busy bringing in the fall harvest. The crop looks great and the weather has been cooperating which makes the work more pleasant.
The Vegetable Share includes Spinach, Sweet Peppers or Eggplant, Spaghetti Squash, Greens and Carrots. The substitutions are Onions, Radish, Zucchini, Scallions and Hot Peppers.
The Fruit Share includes Seedless Grapes, Pears and Apples.
This is the last week of Summer. It seems that the season is going out like a lion. The crops look great. This is a great time of year for vegetable lovers because of the season overlap. There are both summer and fall crops to eat.
The Vegetable Share for the week includes Radish or Japanese Turnip, Peppers or Eggplant, Zucchini, Lettuce, Greens and Spinach. The substitutions are Hot Peppers, Tomatillos, Carrots, Cilantro, Dill and Fennel.
The Fruit Share includes seedless grapes from Erdle and Peaches, Nectarines, Plums and Pears from Singer.
We were busy yesterday weeding in anticipation of rain. We had no idea it would come down so hard and fast. Crops were knocked over and lettuce shredded. It might have hailed. We have never had crops damaged like that. Bad weather year for farmers!
The Vegetable Share includes Tomatoes, Zucchini or Summer Squash, Sweet Onions or Scallions, Greens and Eggplant or Peppers or Cucumbers. Substitutions are Radish, Hot Peppers and Fennel.
The Fruit Share includes Peaches and a choice of Nectarines or Prune Plums.
We have opened our online farm stand with pitted tart cherries available for sale and delivery to your distribution site.
The Vegetable share for the week includes Tomatoes, Herbs, Zucchini or Summer Squash, Cucumbers, Greens, and Eggplant or green Peppers. The substitution is Scallions.
The Fruit share includes Peaches and a choice of Apricots or Cherries all from Singer.
It is almost August. Where did the time go? The electric is complete in the new barn and has passed inspection. We are ready to begin washing and packing vegetables in our new pack house which is exciting. The next step is to put up the Ash paneling in the distribution/farm stand room. That begins this week. We will have our open house at the end of October or early November. When time slows down with declining daylight hours.
The Vegetable Share includes Zucchini or Summer Squash, Cucumbers or Pickles, Herbs, Carrots, Greens and Tomatoes or Eggplant. The substitution is Scallions.
The Fruit Share includes Organic Blueberries from Abers and Cherries and Apricots from Singer Orchards.