The fields are mostly planted with season-long crops like onions, leeks and celeriac. Tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, cucumbers and summer squash are starting to flower. Succession crops like lettuce, carrots, beets and scallions are being planted and harvested in succession. We've been working in the fields and the greenhouses for two months now and things are … Continue reading Stop me before I plant again!
A year ago I confessed to fantasizing about a red cultivating tractor. I am happy to report that some dreams do come true. Isn't she beautiful? This is a Farmall Cub, circa 1948. I use her at my job at Brookwood Community Farm.
Ack! How could this happen? The farming season has just begun and already I'm six weeks behind schedule! Well, maybe not a whole six weeks, though it sure feels like it. But then, it always feels like this in the spring.There's the excitement of starting anew. I love the look of freshly tilled soil, weed-free … Continue reading Spring!