I must admit. I was skeptical. But then the adorable Julia Child entered the scene, and I got calm. Listen to me – repeat after me – “I can make a killer soufflé on the first try”… Read More
Posts Tagged ‘seeds’
Spring has officially sprung, we are marching towards the longest day of the year, and light is everywhere! I love when we turn the corner officially from Winter to Spring, when the seasons wrestle with each other for control – wet snowstorm here, warm sunshiny day there; cool cloudy day here, sprouting green things there… even though we all know that Spring will win this rubberband fight… Read More
We are there! After an incredible season, we have come to our year-ending hard frost! Friday night, right on time, we got down to 28 degrees at our field. Having the foresight of the forecast, we were able to predict the frost accurately, and do an all-out harvest of all the tender crops – tomatoes and peppers at the top of the list!
It has been an incredible… Read More
On this happiest of days, February 22nd, sunny and bright (and 3ºF outside), I am farming! Not in the soil, but in my mind. This time of year, our days are filled with tasks that no customers ever witness, but definitely benefit from. A sample list of what we’re doing these days: seed ordering, seed organizing, meeting with our chefs and accounts, researching pest management strategies, plotting our greenhouse seeding schedules, plotting our field seeding/planting schedules, researching how to grow better microgreens, reading agricultural reports, reading farming books for research and pleasure, processing Food Club payments, and literally dreaming at night about that first day at the farm when I get to take off my shoes and sink my toes into the newly tilled, fluffy, and deliciously cool soil (I seriously did dream that last night!)… Read More