Harvest Newsletter

Greetings from the Garden!  This CSA box has salad mix, cabbage, potatoes, winter tomatoes, onions, garlic, winter squash, carrots, and beets Field Notes.   Ken’s winter routine is to ski out to the greenhouses and check for deer and rodent damage.  Soon he will be checking the inside temperatures in  for planting! Ken continues planting in winter – he is planting greens for salad mix.  People ask why we don’t do shoots and micro greens year …

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Local Food in Winter

Tonight’s supper was comfort food to my New England roots.  Saute side pork or bacon and onion, add thyme and either clams or corn.  I also had some boiled cubed potatoes to add.  Add chicken or light soup stock,  milk and cream, salt and pepper to taste.      For the muffins I had masa from our dry corn, our lard, our eggs, and kefir from a friend’s milk.  The flour is locally milled.  It …

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Ken and the Dry Corn

Ken husked and shelled the dry corn.  He has an antique sheller he has in a box.  It is loud, but effective!         We have two types – a yellow and a blue – black.  Here are the empty cobs.  Ken may burn them to an ash for a pottery glaze.         Then he screens the corn and places in buckets with lids.  This is our dry corn for …

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