Category Archives: tonic herbs

Week 16: Gush

This week in the pack we expect to have: Ginger; cilantro, dill, or rosemary; eggplant; head lettuce; tomatoes; carrots; peppers; potatoes; beet/bok choi, or swiss chard; spinach, and pears. This week  on the farm in addition to farm work and chores, … Continue reading

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Week 14: Mist

This week’s pack should contain melons; blueberries; carrots; cucumbers (from the new crop); eggplant; peppers; tomatoes; onions; sweet summer turnips; head lettuce or spicy mix; herbs; rutabaga, chard, or beets; and eggs. Extra Extra!  Please let Jen know if you … Continue reading

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Week 11: Cricket Time

Our best prediction for this week’s pack is that it will include fruit; carrots; onions; chard kale or beets; potatoes; garlic; zucchini; eggplant; tomatoes; peppers; beans; spicy mix; eggs; and a choice of herbs.  Recipes are at the end of … Continue reading

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Week 4: Fertility

The produce packs this week will still have lots of greens, but we’ll also have baby carrots, fennel, and basil.  I’ve posted a great recipe for sweet white turnips below, contributed by the MacAskills. In other news, we’ve set two … Continue reading

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Week 14 and other farm news

As the season progresses, it feels like it gets more beautiful.  Intense sunrises and sunsets, more migratory birds, and soon the leaves will start their art show.  The air seems fresher and the morning mist rises from the river more … Continue reading

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Farm News

Here are a few photos to share from the farm… Some people follow sports teams, I follow greens!  The overwintered kale is fantastic this spring.  Sweet and tender. Arugula will be next with its nutty, softly bitter, and slightly spicy … Continue reading

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Stinging Nettle

The stinging nettle is poking up out of the ground.  Its deep, rich, green leaves are wonderful as a cooked green, or in a nourishing herbal infusion.  I can hardly wait to harvest some and eat it.  If anyone out … Continue reading

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