Hens – New Location

Ken provides sequential pasture for animals here.  That means he moves hens and pigs as needed so they get fresh areas to scratch (chickens) or root up ( pigs) Here is the new location for the “egg mobile” that has hens and turkeys in it

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Onion Harvest Starts with the Walla Walla Onions

Ken has begun harvesting onions.  He pulled the Walla Walla Sweet onions and set them to dry.  Then He loaded them up and brought them to the drying racks.  I helped him set them on the racks to cure. Walla Walla sweet onions is a variety from Walla Walla, Washington.  They are juicy and sweet, but don’t keep much past Halloween.  Every year when I start to use them in the kitchen, Ken accuses me …

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Harvest Newsletter

Greetings from the Garden!  This week’s CSA box has greens, bok choy, cukes and zukes, potatoes, peppers, beans, beets or carrots, onions, garlic, parsley and the first of the basil Field Notes.  The garden tour was Sunday.  It always marks a turning point in the summer for us.  The crops look good.  The days are starting to seem shorter.  Ken can take a deep breath and prepare for the rest of the season Ken is …

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