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Wow are the days short!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Tuesday December 06, 2011   -   By Rowena

Today started with the unfreezing of water lines and water bowls for the animals.  I went to pour a tea kettle of boiling water on the metal pipe for the pig's nipple and within 2 seconds one of them figured out what I was trying to do and started sucking...

Kale Salad 2

Blog: The Farm Report from Turkey Hill   -   Friday November 11, 2011   -   By Farmer Herman

KALE SALAD - Perfect for young kale - Combine the juice of the lemon with the pressed garlic clove and the olive oil, then put the washed, cut-up kale in there and massage it with your hands for a few minutes until it gets nicely wilty. Integrate the...

Kale Salad 1

Blog: The Farm Report from Turkey Hill   -   Friday November 11, 2011   -   By Farmer Herman

td p { margin-bottom: 0in; }p { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } Kale Salad - good for any kale. let it marinate. of course, the fresher the better. * CURRIED KALE SALAD Created by Faye Pulvermuller Dressing: 8 cloves garlic 1/2 cup lemon juice 1/2 cup raw...

This Weekend at the Williamsburg Farmers Market

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday October 04, 2011   -   By WFM

Saturday, October 8 8:00 a.m. – 12 p.m. Sentara Regional Medical Center’s Chef Patrick Day will be at the Chefs Tent, Orion will play Celtic music and Riverside Health System will exhibit their cancer and purse project.  Shop for pumpkins,...

Happy Wednesday!

Blog: Debbie's Garden   -   Thursday September 22, 2011   -   By Chickadee1

The collards, cabbage and broccoli are gaining on the kale now that the weather has turned a bit.  I think they've grown an inch or two since I last checked two days ago! Exciting ! Everyone have a blessed day!  debbie

fall crops

Blog: Debbie's Garden   -   Tuesday September 13, 2011   -   By Chickadee1

Well, I am learning! It seems that the row covers help here in the deep south....when trying to grow fall crops of kale, collards, cabbage, broccoli, and other various things....I experimented with not using them versus using them. The sun/heat killed the...

Fall is in the air?

Blog: Debbie's Garden   -   Thursday August 25, 2011   -   By Chickadee1

Hi everyone! Haven't written in a while - been pretty busy what with vacations, grandkids and such....not to mention the garden!  Speaking of garden, I have baby collards, broccoli, spaghetti squash, spinich, cabbage and kale.... ! There is no...

weed or seed?

Blog: The Farm Report from Turkey Hill   -   Thursday August 11, 2011   -   By Farmer Herman

I would like to blog but can't find the time.  Our collard seedlings are up and the kale. A second round of basil and parsley for the winter, snapdragons too. waiting a little while for broccoli and chard. We will plant Asian Greens next week and Carrots....

Kale

Blog: Eaters' Guild   -   Wednesday July 27, 2011   -   By Laurie

Kale Our first harvests of Kale are on their way to you! For the best shelf life, store your Kale in a perforated bag in the refrigerator. If you'll be using the Kale soon or are running low on space in the fridge, you can also clip the stems of...

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Fog in the greenhouse!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Monday April 11, 2011   -   By Rowena

I love working outside in the evening.  Everything begins to quiet, the temperature this evening was perfect after what had become quite a warm afternoon.  It is the perfect time for transplanting.  I am moving all the "cold weather"...

Lots of produce here at farm...market cancelled.

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Thursday March 24, 2011   -   By Rowena

Well Murphy's Law prevailed...I did the largest harvest this winter and sold a fair amount in Phelan so I came home and harvested more...did not check my email and sure enough Wrightwood is cancelled.  I will be here in the morning with farm open 8-12...

Greens!

Blog: Debbie's Garden   -   Monday March 21, 2011   -   By Chickadee1

Yesterday I picked my first collards of the season and they were delish!  I had some Kale to eat up, too, so I cooked them together.  The arugula is really starting to shoot up, too, and I can't wait to have some in a salad, hopefully next...

It's warming up!

Blog: Debbie's Garden   -   Friday March 18, 2011   -   By Chickadee1

It sure has warmed up the past few days, it's 81 degrees right now in Marietta Georgia !  I am loving the weather, and watching my arugula, collards and kale reach for the sky! Hope it doesn't stay 81 too long, though, i'd hate to have them go to...

We Needed It!

Blog: Debbie's Garden   -   Sunday March 06, 2011   -   By Chickadee1

We sure needed the rain we are getting this weekend in Marietta! Making things poke up out of the ground further and green up! My small patch of kale, collards and arugula are looking good!  Fig tree has buds....and the blueberry bushes, too! Can't...

Salad Season

Blog: Rocking A Sustainable Farm   -   Wednesday March 02, 2011   -   By Harlan and Lori

Salad season is here in full swing! We mix lots of different lettuces, along with michihli leaves and florets, baby beet tops, baby carrots, shogoin turnip roots, radishes, and pea shoots for the most delicious and fresh salad ever! Try some with a strawberry...

What do you have coming up??

Blog: Debbie's Garden   -   Friday February 25, 2011   -   By Chickadee1

Hello, all, I'm just curious what folks in other parts of the country (or even in my own city!) have coming up (if anything), either in the garden/field, greenhouse or on the window sill!  I have collards, kale, and arugula up, as well as Cilantro...

CAMEL!!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Thursday February 10, 2011   -   By Rowena

Giddyup Ponies came to market today and brought a full petting zoo..there were baby Nigerian Dwarf Goats (I picked out a little buck...just what I was looking for!!), baby Pot Belly, baby sheep, duck, chicken cockatiel, rabbit and a CAMEL!!  It as so much...

Moving along..

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Wednesday February 09, 2011   -   By Rowena

Started the day picking up the last of the whole chickens...wow.. Whole chickens will probably sell out this month!  Spent an hour or so creating a new seed storing system including seeding supplies so all in one place...put aside tomatoes, squash,...

Moonstruck Salad Mix pumping up!!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Wednesday February 02, 2011   -   By Rowena

Today hit the low 40s, but inside the new greenhouse even with the end open it was in the 60s...it was so nice!! I started at the closed end since the soil temps should be the highest there...80 feet of Tango, Salad Bowl, Oakleaf, Red Romaine...

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