Tomatoes – Coming SOON!

Picked these beautiful tomatoes from the garden just this morning!  Would have enough to sell at market on Saturday if …. if only I could figure out what to do about the stinkbugs and/or tomato fruit worms eating almost all of our tomatoes!!!  What a year for tomatoes … it has been quite a trialContinue reading “Tomatoes – Coming SOON!”

Vegetables for Market

This will be the first week that we finally have some substantial vegetables to share at the Walnut Valley Farmers Market. Yellow squash, zucchini, three types of pattypan squash, cucumbers, onions, and a few new potatoes and jalapenos.  Still no tomatoes yes, but SOON.  We also still have a FEW thornless blackberry plants left.  IfContinue reading “Vegetables for Market”

Harvest Coming Soon!

It’s exciting to walk around and see how much is growing.  Soon we will have: Cucumbers (okay, this is a bad picture … there really is a cucumber in there, just look in the shadows!) Green beans (behind the cucumbers!) This tomato happens to be a Brandywine – the KING of heirloom tomatoes! Cherokee PurpleContinue reading “Harvest Coming Soon!”

Fruits of our Labor (Pun intended)

One of the hardest parts about starting a new farm, is having patience while valuable plants get establish. I’m not known for my patience. Luckily, Gage has more foresight than I, and convinced me that we needed to invest a lot in fruit and berry plants in our first few years.  I was astonished aContinue reading “Fruits of our Labor (Pun intended)”