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End of May already?!

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Time for another update! Cannot believe how FAST the spring is flying by. We are so busy it is unbelievable! I always seem to post happy stories for the most part with pictures that make the farm look absolutely amazing... We are so, so fortunate to be 'food' rich! Our expansive market garden fields are such a sight to behold and be proud of! Being such micro growers, we still seem to make ends meet! That's all thanks to our awesome customers ;) We truly are fighting the weather again to bring on another tastey season!! Our lettuces are late, but steadily growing. Two weeks and it will be salad city!! The kale is infested with flea beetles (not to worry, these pests take off when the kale matures and the leaves get tougher. Happens ever year and we do nothing but wait them out). We are growing some new mini lettuces that will be enjoyed for sure! This is a shot of the nice mahogany 'oak stained' rich red variety. I can taste the antioxidants now :) Here's a new mi…

Hello May!

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It's been a crazy spring here on the farm. With our baby daughter being born 6 weeks ago and Ben's mom becoming deathly ill and passing away this past week - it's been a whirlwind.... Sophie's empty chair in the greenhouse brings tears each morning...She will be beyond missed...She's living on in her little granddaughter Sadie, who will be an incredible little farm girl!
We've the Lettuces in now, early Kale is in, Peas have sprouted. Ben's saying if we don't get more rain, we have to set up pipes to irrigate....already?! We're shipping plants out now and I must say - they are gorgeous!! I had to scale back because of the birth of my daughter, so I didn't grow the mass amount of herbs I usually do, so I concentrated more on the Heirloom Tomatoes, Peppers, Cucs, Zucs, Basil and cole crops including Kale, Cabbages, Kohlrabi and Cauliflower. If you need vegetable bedding plants head to EGM at EBW now!! Ben has been cultivating for weeds in the let…