The Sunny Side – Week of 7/27/14

The Sunny Side – Week of 7/27/14

In this week’s box you will find:

  • Cucumber
  • Zucchini
  • Collards
  • Broccoli
  • Walla Walla Sweet Onions
  • Tomatoes
  • Carrots
  • Flathead or Savoy Cabbage

In the Field

Market StandThis Saturday was a busy one for us all. Nick’s dad came with me to the Glenview Farmers Market, where we had a great time, enjoyed a lot of coffee, and sold many, many onions. You can see that the main components of our stand are: 1. The big orange tent, 2. The big brown van, and 3. The colorful array of veggies. We learned how to set up a gorgeous display from Sarah Post, the California farmer who taught us everything we know about selling beautiful vegetables. Meanwhile, Susie held down the fort at home and kept little Ray entertained all morning.

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The Sunny Side – Week of 7/20/14

The Sunny Side – Week of 7/20/14

In this week’s box you will find:

week 8

 

  • Cucumber
  • Zucchini
  • “Fordhook Giant” Swiss Chard
  • Broccoli
  • Kohlrabi
  • Carrots (Thursday)
  • Flathead Cabbage (Thursday)
  • Walla Walla Sweet Onions (Thursday)
  • Fennel (Sunday)
  • Chives (Sunday)
  • Fresh Yellow Onions (Sunday)
  • Beets (Red or golden) (Sunday)

In the Field

These days I feel like we’re really living up to the name of “family farm”.

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The Sunny Side – Week of 7/13/14

The Sunny Side – Week of 7/13/14

In this week’s box you will find:

Week 7 Box

 

  • Purplette Onions
  • Cucumbers
  • Celery
  • Collards
  • Broccoli
  • Green cabbage
  • A Zucchini
  • Basil (Thursday box)
  • Fennel (Thursday box)
  • Carrots (Sunday box)
  • Dill (Sunday box)

In the Field

If last week was a week of catching up, this week we are going ahead full throttle! The tomatoes can already use another round of trellising, and we actually saw (and ate) a few ripe ones on Friday. Plants that have been waiting patiently until the ground was dry enough to till will get planted, and the leeks, celery and celeriac will get weeded out.

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