Monthly Archives: July 2015

Hurry Up and Dig

The weedy patch in the middle of the farm are the garlic rows. We started cutting off the scape, or the flowering stalk, in mid-June and farmers say to pull up the garlic 2 weeks after. When garlic stays in … Continue reading

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Summer Bounty

Summer is in full swing with the start of the summer squashes. The yellow pattypans tend to be bell shaped, and the green ones are flying saucers. This is an heirloom zucchini, Costata Romanesco, and boy does it get large … Continue reading

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Always Look On the Sunny Side Of Life

I start with this uplifting picture of sunflowers rising on the farm. It greets farm trucks rolling past, cyclists pretending they are doing the Tour de France in Orange County, residents who walk their dogs. And it allays the massive … Continue reading

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