Tag: sustainability

Trio of Tiny Vegetables

You can always tell when I’ve been watching Top Chef, because I make things like a trio of tiny vegetables amuse bouche. As I was watering, I noticed that the fairy tale eggplants were ripe, and that there were two squash blossoms ready, and… Continue Reading “Trio of Tiny Vegetables”

Pickle Day

Now that we have all this produce, we have to preserve it. We have a bit.

Farmers Market July

Us, on the way to the Farmers Market… “We need to restrain ourselves.”

Creamed Honey

So one of our best sellers is creamed honey. It has a nice mellow taste, and is easy to make.

Peas Please

So I’m late to the party on peas. Of course when it was canned or frozen peas, it was a terrible party. But I love me some fresh peas.

More Wildflowers

Every year I think, “well, darn I guess no wildflowers this year.” Then one morning I wake up and *bam* flowers! So we’ve seen the tick weed and beardtongue. We have more!

Bee Update

Our two hives are thriving! Last weekend we checked our bees. We have two hives-north hive and south hive.

Less is More

We’ve tried to have a gigantic garden for the last few years. For one reason or another, it just didn’t produce a whole lot. One thing that is an issue is overcrowding. So we are going for fewer plants.

Hooray Vaccines

We are finally two weeks past our second vaccine. And boy did we take advantage!

Bees Are Buzzing

Fed the bees today. They made it through the cold snap.