May 2013

At the farm, we gently wash the vegetables in preparation for the distribution. It’s a meditative process: gently we lay the earth bedecked root crops in the first tub of water. Swish, swish! Swish, swish! One can imagine radish tops as the tail of some exotic koi. One by one, each vegetable in turn, passes [...]

Why Has Spring Been So Cold?

 “The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another.  The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month.” Henry van Dyke in Fisherman’s Luck (1899) What lovely weather we’ve been having!   Cool evenings, bright, pleasant days, with a bit of rain now and then. True, it’s not [...]

With the cool spring we’ve been having many of our crops are growing slowly, but our radishes are thriving! This unique abundance sent us searching the web for recipes–what do you do with so many radishes anyway?  Here are links to what we found (and an idea of our own). Radishes with Butter and Sea Salt Roasted Radishes with Radish Greens [...]