Monthly Archives: July 2011

Carrot harvest

Today we’re bringing carrots to our CSA! We grew a whole bunch (14 bunches!) of heirloom carrots, and they all thrived in the beautiful soil at the garden on Bowdoin Street. Cosmic purples, red cored chantennays, atomic reds, napolis, and … Continue reading

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Laura Lamb and Backyard Farms in EcoRI

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Garlic Harvest

We harvested the rest of our garlic today: a real bounty. We’ll hang it ip to cure in the next few days. The soft neck variety can be braided and hung to cure, and it’s so pretty that way. Those … Continue reading

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Elephant Garlic

The greens on our elephant garlic plants are turning brown and toppling over…looks like they’re about ready to come out of the ground! Though we got much of our garlic seed as a gift from the generous and talented Maine … Continue reading

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“Harbinger Zukes”

Hopefully this means zucchini will abound next week. Everybody: dust off your grills, loaf pans, casserole dishes, and cast iron skillets, cause we’ve all got one way tickets to Zucchiniville, Courgette-ington!

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Knee High by the Fourth of July

Wow, what a wonderful and exhausting time of the year. Proud and exhausted most of the time at Front Step, but lots of time to think since I work alone most of the time. We are the first and only … Continue reading

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