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Farm News for Saturday, June 24, 2017

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Hello all, and a happy Summer Solstice to you!



[photo]
Our birds are up and out early these days, with the sun coming up around 5:00.


[photo] And they're laying lots of eggs. I average getting 95 to 98 out of 100 birds each noonday. Not bad!


Farm news and ideas
Oh, there's lots, but it will have to wait for the next time, I reckon. I've about done had 'nough time at the computer today.

This week's produce line-up

  • Greens: microgreens, pea shoots, arugula, rainbow chard, cress, kale, lettuce mix, mustard, spinach, 3 kinds of lettuce, and cabbage.
  • Veggies: asparagus (last day), beans (green, fava & dried), beets, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, cucumbers, garlic scapes (several ways), Jerusalem artichokes, parsnips, peas (several ways), new potatoes, scallions, summer squashes, sweet potatoes, hothouse tomatoes, and turnips.
  • Mushrooms: Criminis, shiitake, white button
  • Herbs: sampler, basil, chives, cilantro, fennel, Greek oregano, Italian parsley, lavender, peppermint, spearmint, (plus a meadow tea pack), rosemary, sage, French sorrel, tarragon & more.
  • Poultry: eggs, and more eggs.
  • Cheeses: lots.
  • Preserves: A lot, both sweet & savory.
  • Fruit & Berries: Pink Lady apples, peaches, blueberries, cherries. Have we got your attention yet?
  • Campfire wood: 40-lb. boxes of logs, for your outdoor fire ring.



[photo] And this looks like a happy place to be headed about now!

Your farmers and friends,
Randy, Chris & Sam

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