We snuck away from the farm last Tuesday and spent the week in Acadia.
It was a last-minute trip, planned just days ahead when Edge saw the weather would be nicer on the Maine coast than it would be at the farm. Before we left, we worked long days in the field harvesting storage crops and getting beds ready for winter’s rest, and then turned the delivery van into an adventure van and set off!
We got home in time to go to Shelburne Orchard’s truckload sale and fill up the van with 600 lbs of apples.
Yes—600 pounds! Some will grace coming CSA shares, and some will be turned into sauce for the winter CSA.
Though the fields are slowing down outside, the hoop house and greenhouse are filled with greens, from lettuce to spinach to kale and chard, to herbs and leeks. Despite the snow flurries, there’s still so much green!
This week’s harvest:
- Winter squash
- Watermelon Radish or Scarlet Ohno Revival Turnip
- Herb choice: cilantro, parsley, oregano
In Good Heart,
Kate & Edge