Tomatoes, precious. They have started rolling in. And you know what?! I really need to get to these bitches before the fruit flies do. They are just waiting, waiting, waiting ’til one of these organic-grown, locally sewn, beautiful tomatoes ruptures a nice crack in the skin, then BLAMMO!! Fruit fly extravaganza. Summer is busy. Llike […]
i have no idea where i came across the Shrub, but i want to be part of its revival! i am still wrapping my mind around exactly what makes a shrub a shrub, i.e. is it simply a drinking vinegar? or does it become a shrub proper when mixed with alcohol? or mixed with fizzy […]
dilly beans with lindsey byers! i recently took another canning CSA class, and Dilly Beans were on the agenda. Needed ingredients include: (makes 6 pints) 3 lbs green beans, trimmed 6 garlic cloves 6 tsp mustard seeds 6 fresh dill heads 3.5 cups water 3.5 cups white vinegar 2 tbls pickling salt we were making […]
Organic Matters (OM) Ranch, approximately six miles away, has the most beautiful eggs! and amazing broilers and holiday turkeys. September is Local Food Month! Celebrate!
hey ya’ll! i recently signed up for a canning CSA to learn how to preserve the harvest. seeing as my instructor/friend wrote a killer post about it, i will direct you there, instead of reinventing the wheel. guess what? canning is no longer merely for your grammy, nor for “doomsday” folks that are trying to […]
(note to self, and you: so just so you know, the ‘Deepseeded’ posts are created at various times so don’t be thinkin’, “ohhhh, why would you be doing that now?!” ’cause we didn’t, we did it then. that is all. ) ONIONS!!! yum, i mean motha effin YUM. i can seriously put onion in anything, […]
rainy day schedule means short day out at the farm, but also a great opportunity to do some greenhouse work. learning about seeding and transplants was our objective on this day! ok, so in the Carrots post, i talked a bit about direct seeding. other crops that benefit from direct seeding include spinach, beets, peas, […]
what-what! i am very excited! i have committed to a three month internship at DeepSeeded Community Farm located in Arcata, CA city limits. Eddie Tanner, farmer at Deepseeded, is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to polyculture, sustainable farming. he has gone through local agricultural programs, taught courses in sustainable farming, wrote a gardening […]