Monthly Archives: May 2011

it’s getting hot in here

With temperatures reaching close to 90 degrees we are leaving the farm to attend our first farmers market.  I am not sure if the market will be busy seeing as it is Memorial Day.  (If I had the day off … Continue reading

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seriously…

If you found yourself trapped in an endless field of garlic with nothing but a hoe, 8 ounces left of your water supply, and 90 degree weather, you may consider this a nightmare, or a worst-case- scenario.  I refer to … Continue reading

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if i see one more weed….

Anyone who is curious why organic food is more expensive, I have an answer.  Weeds.  We spend so much time hoeing and hand weeding, that when I fall asleep at night all I see is weeds.  Tons and tons of … Continue reading

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enjoyments

Here is what I am enjoying right now: Farm fresh lettuce!  Yes, it is finally spring and we are harvesting lettuce every morning. Waking up at the crack of dawn to some fresh brewed coffee, my dirty farm boots, and … Continue reading

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sometimes….

A salad is all you need for dinner.  But not some rinky dinky salad.  It has to have the works. Like apples, avocado, and walnuts.  And since Taylor has had enough vegetarian meals the last few nights (I think only … Continue reading

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caramelized onion and blue cheese pizza

All this cold rainy weather has me craving comfort food.  By now I thought I would be craving fresh veggies and light pastas.  But no.  I am craving bacon, cheese, and warm bread. Thankfully I am not alone.  Taylor is … Continue reading

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colder weather part 2

I am an Oregonian.  I can handle the rain. To be honest it’s pretty comforting to dress for the rain.  The cold however, is a different story.  It chills you to the bone. We got to plant basil in some … Continue reading

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