Monthly Archives: August 2013

This is what you get

…when you go out of town for 10 days in the middle of prime harvest-time: Even though my mom came by daily to water and harvest, I still ended up harvesting over 35 pounds of fruits and veggies the day after … Continue reading

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Happy National Honeybee Day 2013!

Today, August 17, is National Honeybee Day!

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Fermented Escabeche

You know that spicy, vinegary mix of pickled veggies that you can usually find at the salsa bar in any given taqueria?  Called escabeche (meaning “pickles,” of course), it’s the ideal spicy/salty/tangy/crunchy topping for a variety of Mexican food, and … Continue reading

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Harvest Totals July 2013

Here are the harvest totals for July, with approximate market value (using retail pricing from our local grocery store and the farmer’s market, with guesstimate pricing on items I haven’t seen for sale).  

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