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Wow what a whopper!!

I have been letting some of our courgettes (zucchini) grow into marrows to cut up for food for the chooks.  Today Neil picked this one which weighed 7lb 12 ozs, that’s as much as an average baby!! 79 more words


'Tis the Season for Berry Picking

This summer, I’ve been really into growing fruits and vegetables. I especially love berries; blackberries, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, you name it. My tiny strawberry plant has only yielded five fruits. 834 more words

Rainbow chard abundance // Cauliflower base pizza

Living in a flat I don’t exactly get the chance to grow and harvest my own food. Even my window sill gardening has come to an abrupt end after that… 702 more words


New This Week — First Apples, Eggplant Sale, Pepper Picking, and a Stumphenge Mystery.

IF YOUR REPUBLICAN FRIEND SAID, “I just picked ripe apples in July,” wouldn’t you jump on your soapbox and spout your climate change harangue?  Wouldn’t you give them the… 333 more words

Crop Alerts & Farm Buzz

The Honor System is Alive and Well, In Vermont

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, my husband and I were in Vermont for a few days.  For the ride home we decided that instead of the interstate we’d travel some back roads south to get home.  288 more words


"Pick Your Own" Adventure

One of my favorite summer activities is to get out of the city and pick my own berries. It’s a tradition my boyfriend and I started last year. 113 more words


Top Spots To Pick Summer Fruit In The St. Louis Area

There’s no better way to connect with your food than to go into the field and pick your own ripe, fresh fruit. The farms that sit within an hour’s drive of St. 442 more words