Farmer Kate?! Where did you go in 2017? You disappeared! Well, the basic gist of it was that I decided to be a farmer. I worked a super fun part-time job with some great gardening folks in Westford for most of the year, too, and then I just was pretty tired. I tried to do so … Continue reading 2017: A Year of Firsts at the Farm
Wait? Gardening in the winter? Yes! And believe me when I tell you it is amazing. With protection, vegetables planted the previous fall grow until early December, rest and then grow again at the end of January. Here is some of our delicious produce from February 2017 After experimenting with a walk-in unheated hoophouse last … Continue reading Why I cannot get enough of winter gardening.
It is almost the end of February and as the daylight increases each day, the hoop house plants are growing again after hibernating for the last couple of months. The baby kale, spinach, mache, arugula, claytonia and lettuce were sweet and fresh. Great salad for dinner! This particular day was in the sixties, so it … Continue reading February on the Farm