Another delicious dinner tonight. Can anyone tell me what to do with turnip greens? I have never eaten them before, but I know they are edible, so I started to cook up the tops of the turnips we got from Laughing Owl. But they were all prickly! Is that OK? Do the prickles go away as you cook, like with okra? I wasn't sure, so I quit before I started. Just got them rinsed is all. Anway, we had another delicious dinner, again centered on our dry goods (beans and quinoa), with our CSA veggies… Continue
Added by LeticiaTishMonkey on May 28, 2008 at 9:00pm —
Lots of fun at the Tailgate today. Felipe got in his required daily alottment of 4 jillion strawberries, fresh from Bob and Gail's farm, 'N Thyme. (We bought 2 gallons. Hey, get while the gettin's good! We might be the only ones eating strawberry-rhubarb pie in a few months, thanks to our freezer!). I am seriously considering one of those cute little child-size chairs for Felipe, too. And of course, the highlight of the day, we got our first share from our CSA with Laughing Owl Farm. So tonight… Continue
Added by LeticiaTishMonkey on May 27, 2008 at 9:00pm —
Oh, we're growing chevril, mixed lettuce, nasturtium, purple tomatillo, tarragon, fennel, three kinds of tomatoes, broccoli, dill, round of Hungary pimento pepper, mint and chili relleno pepper.
Added by Sarah Hada on May 6, 2008 at 1:50pm —
The event went well. Rebecca Jepsen, a master gardener with the Growing Connection program (and who tends Google's garden) came in to show us how to use the earth boxes and directed the planting
They've already started harvesting the mint today, to use for the tea that served in the cafe. Not bad after twelve days!
I'll post some photos.
Added by Sarah Hada on May 6, 2008 at 1:42pm —