Monthly Archive: July 2012

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- July 26, 2012

Hello Folks,

We finally got some rain! Nearly 2 inches of precipitation fell during Thursday’s deluge and Friday’s all day drizzle and showers. The Thursday storms were accompanied by gusty winds and a brief bout of hail, always a scary event. Some peppers were knocked over and a few tomato plants broken, but thankfully, no major damage. (more…)

Summer Squash Orange Cake

Summer Squash Orange Cake

From The Victory Garden Cookbook by Marian Morash, here’s a dessert recipe using squash that is fairly quick and yummy. Maybe this will bring the kids around to eating their veggies! The recipe is made in a 10-inch tube or bundt pan. (more…)

Roasted Radicchio di Treviso

Roasted Radicchio di Treviso

This recipe can be found on the website, www.thewellseasonedcook.blogspot.com. Not only is the recipe super easy, if you like cheese, it looks delicious, too. The recipe serves 2. Buono gusto! (more…)

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- July 12, 2012

Hello Folks,

Hot enough for you? We are still very dry here at the farm. Saturday’s storms passed mostly to the south of us and we received only about a tenth of an inch of precipitation. Many of the summer crops have drip irrigation, but not all and so we are busy moving the sprinklers every day. (more…)

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- July 5, 2012

Hello Everyone,

It’s been hot and dry here at the farm. We had only a passing thunderstorm on Sunday- what I call a nuisance rain, because it only served to chase us out of the fields and did not drop enough precipitation to do the crops any good. The forecast gives us a 50% chance of rain on the 4th of July; keep your fingers crossed! (more…)