Monthly Archive: November 2013
Hello everyone, Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Hanukkah!
It is always good to give thanks. It doesn’t matter what your religious beliefs are, or if you are an agnostic or a secular humanist. Even in the most difficult times there is much for which to be grateful. This year, for me at least there is more than ever to be thankful for. I am thrilled and happy to report that this Tuesday we had the closing on the farm purchase. (more…)
We have arrived at the week that perhaps you all have been dreading — the last delivery of the season. I have been getting feedback from many of you on what a great season it has been. I am gratified by your kind words and support. I am quite satisfied and content with the produce we have been able to provide to you this year. (more…)
This fragrant herb does more than add its flavor to pickles. Dill can be easily used on fish or chicken. It can be mixed with softened butter to make a flavorful spread, mixed into mashed potatoes, or added to soups. (more…)
We continue to experience dry conditions here at the farm, with last week’s rain dropping only a miserly quarter of an inch. This along with very cold weather has greatly slowed the growth of the crops that remain in the field. We are expecting to be hammered with 2 or 3 nights of temperatures near or below 20 degrees this week. (more…)
We had some rain this past Friday. It was once again less than I had hoped for at just under a half an inch. I guess we’ll have to keep running the sprinklers a bit longer!
We were very busy over the weekend preparing for an extremely cold night – Sunday into Monday. Even though everything that remains in the fields is fairly hardy, temperatures in the low 20’s can still do damage. (more…)