Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Garlic Harvesting 2013

The wave of garlic is crashing on us...it's being harvested from many sites around the city this week, will cure for a few weeks and then prepped, ready for a new home (your home, inshallah).

Here are a few images to get a sense of the process and stay tuned for more details about the varieties available for purchase!

Ready to be pulled

Monday, 22 July 2013

July 21st CSA Harvest & Pick-Up

Things are rolling along quite nicely with all this heat and sunshine. The proof of Cam's skills with the veggies are best reflected in the pudding...and this week's pudding champ is the Charmane Cabbage. Quite photogenic as you will see below - Anne Geddes style, sort of, just imagine some babies in between the plants.

Tight!

Monday, 15 July 2013

July 14th CSA Harvest & Pick-Up

Some nice diversity creeping into the boxes this week:

Harvest List
A common question we heard yesterday was, "What can I do with kohlrabi?" Here's a recipe for one of our favourite ways to prepare the beautiful swollen stem (taken from conversations and experiences in Elaine's kitchen):

Monday, 8 July 2013

July 7th CSA Harvest & Pick-Up

With the hot weather comes plant growth and busy farmers. Cam's been putting in long hours to keep up with the weeds and the watering. His hard work, with the help of our amazing farm-hands, is paying off. Check out this week's box, lots of pics:

Rosco packing the truck