Monthly Archives: August 2011

Salsa-mania!

As August comes to a close, our tomato month would not be complete without a post about salsa.  Sunday, our day of rest included canning 21 quarts of the stuff!  Have you ever tried to stir over 50 cups of … Continue reading

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Swimming In Heirloom Tomatoes!

I know….it’s my third tomato post, but what in the world is August for if not tomatoes?  When I returned home from market on Friday and unloaded the van, I went into the barn to find every available surface covered … Continue reading

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Tomato-fest

Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes!  Do I sound redundant?  We are picking, sorting, eating and breathing tomatoes!  We see tomatoes in our sleep.  It’s been wicked busy here at the farm.  I’ve been going to market on Wednesdays and Fridays by myself, … Continue reading

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A Glut of Cherry Tomatoes!

August is the month of abundance at the farmers market.  We were running late and customers were coming early.  We never really got set up completely.  Forget signs and our soap products.  Everyone was wanting tomatoes, beans, onions, carrots and … Continue reading

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Filling Our Larder: Frugal Meets Flavor

There was a time when nothing was wasted.  Everything had a viable use or was shared with others less fortunate.  In this land of abundance, many of us are learning to tighten our belts a little more, as the economy … Continue reading

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