Monthly Archives: June 2014

Beet Me To It

Ironically as most people are starting their summer season, we are on the downward slide out of the growing season. The radish and asian greens have way too much time in the ground and are done. As the weather heats … Continue reading

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We Made The Menu

We made it onto the Indian Road Cafe menu this week. The garlic scapes are served with Arthur Avenue ricotta ravioli! I’ve been making korean-style pajeon with the scapes. It’s a savory pancake that cooks up very quickly, has a … Continue reading

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Do Be Snappy About It

I had my doubts about the timing of sugar snap peas, but ladies and gents, here they are. They are 4 feet high, and still have a couple more to go. The flower pairs on side shoots grow into the … Continue reading

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Elevate the Low

Have you ever noticed the marketing trend of elevating the common, everyday item to the altar of high culture? Think Starbucks, Victoria’s Secret, and now, garlic scapes. The fall-planted garlic leaves were yellowing for a couple of weeks and I … Continue reading

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Priorities

Every weekend, I note new seeds that should be planted, and a second sowing of strong germinating varieties. When I step on the farm and do a walkabout, the need to weed becomes a much higher priority. There’s weeding of … Continue reading

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