Monthly Archives: July 2011

Hubs of Hell

When the phone rang the other day, Val cheerfully answered, “Hello, hubs of hell!”  She wasn’t kidding either.  With the heat index peaking at 110 degrees, one has to wonder how in the world do you cope with the heat?  We … Continue reading

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Helping Hands

Last week, after a storm that brought us severe winds, we were faced with staking up 800 of our 1800 tomato plants in 90 degree temperatures.  Although we are used to hard work on the farm, we were thrilled when … Continue reading

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Simple Abundance

What a week!  Temperatures in the 90’s, endless weeds to pull and more produce than you can imagine.  We went to market Saturday with carrots, beets, new potatoes, peas, Swiss chard, onions and kale.  The onions, carrots and new potatoes … Continue reading

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The Dirt on Weeding

There have been many changes since coming to the farm over four years ago.  One change that I thought I had made was adapting to physical labor.  Hadn’t I planted, weeded and harvested each season?  Didn’t I have the sore … Continue reading

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