Providing nutritious vegetables (and some fruit) directly to customers in Menomonie and south Minneapolis
Striving to be conscientious neighbors and responsible food producers
Developing no-till growing techniques that build topsoil and improve soil quality
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(updated August 10)
We are nearing one of our favorite times on the farm, when summer crops like tomatoes, peppers, and cucumbers are complimented by radishes, arugula, shallots, and even better salad mix, which all starts to arrive as fall approaches. This Saturday, find us at the Midtown Farmers Market (south Minneapolis) and the Menomonie Farmers Market, both running from 8 AM to 1 PM. On farm pickup is also available on Friday 2-7 PM.
Available this weekend (8/14-8/15):
Rainbow Swiss chard, Rainbow Carrots, Beet bunches (red and gold varieties), Salad mix (triple rinsed and spun), heirloom variety Zucchini, yellow summer squash, Cucumbers (heirloom variety), Suyo Long cucumber, ‘Blush’ saladette tomatoes, ‘White Cherry’ tomatoes, a variety of heirloom tomatoes, and leeks!
Green and yellow beans are back this week – a tender and delicious new succession is ready.
Fresh herb bunches include parsley, sweet Genovese basil, lemon balm, chives, sage, and oregano.
from the blog…
Think all summer squash and zucchini is the same? Think again! In 2020 we are growing the 3 types of summer squash/zucchini shown above. Success PM Straightneck plants produce abundantly, and the squash a fairly uniform, attractive, pale yellow. Genovese Zucchini is a fine Italian zucchini with a delicate, smooth, pale green skin. Costata RomanescoContinue reading “post no. 53 – all the summer squash”
Garlic scape season is SHORT, so I recommend everyone get some soon, and stock up! They’ll store in your fridge up to a month in a plastic bag. Since it’s harvest day and we are quite busy, this will be quick and to the point. Two points to be exact: What’s a garlic scape? (maybeContinue reading “post no. 52 – garlic scape season”
June is officially here, almost a third over in fact, and this means so many amazing summer vegetables will be ready soon, yes, even in the north. We are excited for heirloom tomatoes as always, zucchini, multiple cucumber varieties… But the present moment is a great focus too (right?), and presently we love beets. WeContinue reading “post no. 51 – beets!”