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)”

Great First Market

We sure enjoyed being back at farmers market this weekend!  What a great first crowd for an early start to the year.  It will be a few more weeks before we have anything substantial to sell, but we were happy to be there, none-the-less. Thornless blackberry plants and homemade jam were popular items.   AsContinue reading “Great First Market”