Archive for March, 2016

Beans and Potatoes

 

Farm Journal – week of

March 27 2016 – April 2 2016

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First Rotation of Beans 33116_fj_beans


 

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We put in seven more rows of onions this week.

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The Center prepared this field, which is next to our patch. We will be using the lower portion of it for our potatoes this year.

Strawberry Fields Forever

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West End Community Market

A LEAP Market

Don’t Forget

 Today – Tuesday – 3 pm until 6 pm

 

What is blooming?

Peas

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 What is coming to market today?  

Homegrown Produce  

  • Greens – tender mustard, Brassica buds, Ruby Streaks Mizuna, baby spinach, baby kale, Black kale, Scarlet kale, Swiss Chard,  and collards
  • Root Crops  – green onions, Radishes, baby beets with greens

 

 

 

 

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Getting Political 2

New Commentary

“America is advanced citizenship.”*

 

Finally Catawba

 

Farm Journal – week of

March 20 2016 – March 26 2016

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Third Rotation of Peas 32516_fj_peas


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David checking conditions

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tilling

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laying off rows

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32516_fj_catawba432 lbs. of onions

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While David tilled I planted the top 4 rows, using about 1/4th of the bag . We will plant more this weekend.

West End Community Market

Don’t Forget

 Today – Tuesday – 3 pm until 6 pm

 

What is growing?

blueberries

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 What is coming to market today?  

Homegrown Produce  

  • Greens – tender mustard, red (buds) and Ruby Streaks Mizuna, baby spinach, baby kale, Scarlet kale, Swiss Chard,  and collards
  • Root Crops  – green onions, Radishes and baby beets with greens

 

 

 

Read about burassica buds.

 /https://lopezislandkitchengardens.wordpress.com/tag/brassica-flower-buds/

 

 

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Check List

 

Farm Journal – week of

March 13 2016 – March 19 2016

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Weed strawberry patch 
Change pathway through herb garden 
Start beans 
Start more peppers 
Hoe, hoe, hoe 
Transplant tomato seedlings into pots 

 

 

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Coming Spring 2016.