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End of the Summer Southern Pea Seaon

Blog: Elliott Family Farm   -   Friday August 13, 2010   -   By Samuel

The summer pea season was fast and furious. We picked sold and shellled a record amount of peas right on the farm. On farm response was so good, we didn't take anything to the Dallas Farmer's Market. Folks were buyng peas straight off the back of the picker....

Pea Day Accellerated

Blog: Elliott Family Farm   -   Wednesday July 28, 2010   -   By Samuel

Hot summertime Texas weather and good moisture have combined to give us peas a coulple of days early. The harvest started yesterday and will continue until tomorrow. Plan to come see us no later than tomorrow, and preferably today. We have sold lots of peas so...

The Rain Came Down and the Crops Came Up

Blog: Elliott Family Farm   -   Friday July 16, 2010   -   By Samuel

The rain came down and the crops came up. God is good. We are going to have a bumper crop of southern peas. These pinkeye purple hulls are wonderful. We think they are far better than BVR or Quick Pick and certainly yield better. Harvest date should be July 28...

Prepare for Peas (and peas and peas and peas)

Blog: Allways Farm Collective   -   Monday April 26, 2010   -   By Julie

Our farm collective represents the work of three farms, all under the grand tutelage of Ande Schewe, permaculturist extraordinaire. Over at the established Winddance Farm, things are moving along steadily. The asparagus was harvested this week - 7 pounds! The...

Pea Planting I think not!

Blog: Dragonfly Farms   -   Friday March 12, 2010   -   By Teresa

So I wake up this morning ready to face the day and look at digging my next deep dug bed to find it snowing. Not just a little drizzle of snow a full fledge storm, so I turn on the news to find out what it states and sure enough. WINTER STORM hitting the 4...

Beans, Peas & Peppers

Blog: Ms Robin's Garden   -   Saturday March 06, 2010   -   By Robin

We'll have several peppers available this summer.  The sweet peppers include the following bells: California Wonder (green, turns to red), Big Red, Chardonnay (yellow), Purple Beauty, Orange Sun, Diamond (pale yellowish-green), Gator Belle (green)...

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are passed!

Blog: Elliott Family Farm   -   Tuesday December 01, 2009   -   By Samuel

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are passed! Whew! Our cover crop continues to grow nicely. We may add a little organic P and K in a couple of weeks, but other than that, all can we do now, is wait. We hope to plant green beans in early March. We may...

Gardens winding down but still productive

Blog: Grow And Share   -   Sunday August 02, 2009   -   By Kay

We were able to gather a lot of produce this week for the Saturday food giveaway. We even had enough food to give some to the Louisburg soup kitchen. Even though it is late in the growing season (August) the gardens are still kicking out peas, beans, tomatoes,...

july 15- sun!!!!

Blog: Cloud's Path Farm   -   Wednesday July 15, 2009   -   By Sally

Well, I think I skipped last week, but here we go with the contents of this week's CSA bag: Mixed edible pod peas- both sugarsnap and snow peas arugula baby leeks- use the white part and light green parts as long as they seem tender.  The...

A Basketful of Peas (And Late Breaking News!)

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Tuesday July 14, 2009   -   By Chris

Come quickly!  The peas are picked and they taste amazing. Violet planted, watered, weeded, mulched, and picked these peas all by herself...what an accomplishment! Also, two of the cattle are in the new pasture.  The trailer performed...

Boulder Belt Farm Share Initiative, Week 10

Blog: Boulder Belt Eco-Farm   -   Monday June 15, 2009   -   By Lucy

It's been another busy week on the farm. First of all, I am happy to report that the storms of last week were easy on us. Eaton got golf ball sized hail. We got no hail at all and very little rain out of that storm (but we did get over 1/2 inch the next day)....

Sunny Saturday at the Bluegrass Farmers Market!

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Thursday June 04, 2009   -   By Kentucky Proud

The sun will be shining and the farmers will be smiling this Saturday at the Bluegrass Farmers Market! That's because they'll be bringing the freshest and the very best that the area has to offer to our market location at 3450 Richmond Rd. The trucks...

What's happening Tuesday at the market!

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Sunday May 31, 2009   -   By Kentucky Proud

What a beautiful day Saturday turned out to be. Mother Nature was very cooperative by holding off the rain until after the market and that meant that our shoppers could enjoy the sunshine as much as we did. Speaking of shoppers, it was wonderful to see so many...

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