Author: Bryan Housel

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Farm News – October 8, 2015

Hi Folks, so after much premature hysteria we were spared from the wrath of Hurricane Joaquin. We nevertheless received about 3½ inches of rain from 3 days of drizzle and occasional showers. This will...

Romanesco Cauliflower

Romanesco Cauliflower

Romanesco cauliflower is a member of the Brassica family, which includes cabbage, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, and kale.  This unique cauliflower originated and was first identified in the 16th century in Italy. Sometimes called Romanesco...

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Farm News – October 1, 2015

Hello Everyone, So it’s been nearly 3 weeks without precipitation now, but we are forecasted to receive heavy rain on Wednesday. There is also rain forecast for Saturday, which will put a damper on...

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Farm News – September 24, 2015

Hi Folks, so autumn has officially arrived, and the nights are getting quite chilly out here in the hills of Northwest New Jersey. The long term forecast for the Northeast is for warmer than...

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Farm News – September 17, 2015

Hi Folks, we received little over 2 inches of rain last week, ending the latest dry spell. The fall crops are growing beautifully, and the recent seeding has germinated well. Unfortunately the cool nights...

Cilantro Lime Salad Dressing

Cilantro Lime Salad Dressing

As the herb-growing season draws to an end, we’ve been lucky to have a choice of herbs, including cilantro. I overhear many of our members say they love cilantro, so, as we promised earlier...

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Farm News – September 10, 2015

Hello Everyone, Happy Labor Day! I hope you have all enjoyed your long weekend and have put your veggies to good use for your parties and barbeques. Of course here on the farm it’s...

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Farm News – September 3, 2015

Hi Folks! So we have reached the mid-point of the season.  As we move into the 2nd half, greens will become more abundant again.  We will begin to have more of the cool weather...