Category Archives: Vegetables

Frost on the Pumpkin

The frost in on the pumpkin and our market season is winding down.  I love the transitional season of fall.  Harvesting in the fields is slower and quieter.  The earth is damp and full of scent.  It surprises me that … Continue reading

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Harvesting Uncommon Gold

Val and I have made a commitment.  We are vegetable farmers who are concerned about the price of food, how it is grown and bringing great food to market.  To that end we have decided to eat as much from … Continue reading

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Simple Pleasures: Shelling Beans

Our farm season is soon coming to a close, yet we still have much to offer at our market stall.  Beautiful lettuces, spinach, turnips, rutabaga,  three kinds of kale, Swiss chard and beets have all made their appearance.  As farmers we … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Pork-N-Beans

It was a hot and humid market day this Saturday.  Sweat was dripping off our faces as we filled our stall and waited on customers.  I had just wished a customer a happy Labor Day weekend, when my neighbor Scott … 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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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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Monsoons, Onions and Pissaladiere

It’s been raining…..again.  The fields are flooded, muddy and our garlic’s rotting.  It’s one of those times when you realize you are not in control.  Three weeks ago 10 inches of rain, this week 4 inches.  Is it ever going … Continue reading

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