Archive for August, 2015

Bye-Bye Buckwheat

Farm Journal – week of

9th August – 15th August 2015

 

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After David cut down the buckwheat,

 

 

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he tilled it under.

81415_fj_buckwheat3 When finished this bed will be ready for cabbage.

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While David killed bean beetles, their  larva and eggs by hand, I started to remove spent tomato plants . 81415_fj_catawba

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Finally! All done.

Grandin Village Community Market

 Today – Saturday – 8 am until 12 noon

 

What is growing?

Balloon Hot Peppers
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What is coming to market? 

Homegrown Produce

  • Legumes  – Fresh Shelled Black-eye peas
  • Corn – yellow Bodacious
  • root crops –  white and red new potatoes
  • Cucurbita –  squash and zucchini
  • Tomatoes – cherry, heirloom, open pollinated and Hybrids
  • Aubergine   Asian eggplant
  • Peppers – hot and a few sweet peppers

 

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West End Community Market

 Today – Tuesday – 3 pm until 6 pm

 

What is coming to market?81115_market2First Harvest Tender Baby Kale 

 

Homegrown Produce  

  • Legumes  – Fresh Shelled Black-eye peas
  • Greens – Tender Kale
  • Root Crops – white and red new potatoes also onions 
  • Cucurbita – small squash, zucchini and cucumbers 
  • Tomatoes –  cherry, heirloom, open pollinated and Hybrids
  • Aubergine – Asian eggplant
  • Peppers – a few hot
  • Corn – yellow Bodacious 

 

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Raspberry Delight

Farm Journal – week of

2nd August – 8th August 2015

 

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David started to put up a trellis for the red raspberries.

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The Stink Bugs are  starting to come into the house. They usually do not start this intrusion until the first part of September.  I wonder if this means an early winter.

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While David watered, tilled and broadcast buckwheat seed, I dug more potatoes.

 

Grandin Village Community Market

 Today – Saturday – 8 am until 12 noon

 

What is growing?

The beginnings of fall crops.

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What is coming to market? 

Homegrown Produce

  • Legumes  –   Roma and Contender green bean
  • Corn – Bodacious
  • root crops –  white and red new potatoes, onions
  • Cucurbita –  squash,  zucchini, cucumbers and Mexican Sour Gherkins
  • Tomatoes – cherry, heirloom, open pollinated and Hybrids
  • Aubergine   Asian eggplant
  • Peppers – a few hot and a few sweet peppers

 

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West End Community Market

 Today – Tuesday – 3 pm until 6 pm

 

What is coming to market?8415_market_cornBodacious corn pulled at 7 am this morning

 

Homegrown Produce  

  • Legumes  – Roma and Contender green beans also Fresh Shelled Black-eye peas
  • Root Crops – white and red new potatoes also onions 
  • Cucurbita – small squash, zucchini and cucumbers 
  • Tomatoes –  cherry, heirloom, open pollinated and Hybrids
  • Aubergine   small Asian eggplant
  • Peppers – a few hot

 

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West End Community Market

Don’t forget!

 Tomorrow –Tuesday – 3 pm until 6 pm

 

Check back tomorrow for list of produce we will be bring to market.

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