Crop List: Cosmic Mix, Radish, Marjoram, Bok Choy, Pirat Head Lettuce, Spinach, Swiss Chard and Maybe Turnips
We hope you all enjoyed the bounty of the first share. It was a good one! As you all know, it has been cool this past week in the Tetons. This has caused the veggies to take a break from growing, but the weather this week looks warm and perfect for the plants to take off! They have been slowly establishing their root systems this spring. With the forecasted sun and heat they will grow quickly! I am ready to feel the warmth of the sun too.
The garden is mostly planted. At this point we will only be adding Cosmic Mix, head lettuce and bok choy. We have to keep planting these few items all summer to get a continuous harvest. N With the spring planting done, we will turn our energies to weeding and harvesting.
We had fun getting the first share out last week. It went very smooth! I actually texted Jed to ask if his phone was broken, since he was not calling me with questions! It just all worked out. Last week also included starting the People's Market and Saturday Market. Please note! All members get 20% off at the farmer's markets. If you have guests coming, need a special ingredient or just a bit more come see us!
On Sunday we had our annual Organic/Biodynamic inspection. Rest assured, we passed! We spent Sunday in the office pouring over seeding records, butcher receipts and harvest records with an inspector. The inspection takes about 1/2 a day and finishes with a walk around the farm. We managed to have every slip of paper, note or receipt he needed to see. It always feels good to know a third party agrees we are farming with the best practices.
July 4th pick up will be happening at the regularly scheduled time 5-7 pm on Thursday, July 4th at your pick up location. We cannot take a day off of our harvest schedule once it starts happening. We have asked the garden to yield to holidays and it just laughs at us.
Workshare lunch this week: Dale's Mint Quinoa with Veggies. This week with Bok Choy, radish and turnips (recipe on Mint page)
Recipe idea: Blistered Radishes with Parsley (on the Radish page)
The coolers at your site are stocked with Lifeline cheese and a selection of the beef and pork listed below. If you know you want something, please email me or tell your site host and I will make sure it is in the cooler, reserved for you. I don't send every cut every week, they simply won't all fit!
Beef Available: Tenderloin, New York Steak, Sirloin Steak, Round Roast, Liver, Ribs, Ground Beef, Patties, Hot Dogs, Bratwurst and Heart
Pork Available: Pork Chops, Shoulder Roast, Spare Ribs, Breakfast Sausage, Chorizo, Grandpa Restuccia's Sausage, Canadian Bacon and Fat
WASH YOUR VEGGIES!!
Bring Bags to pick-ups!
If you can't make it to pick up your veggies, send a friend!
Missed shares are forfeited for the week.
Members get 20% off at the Farmer's Markets!
The People's Market: Wednesdays 4-7
The Driggs Market: Fridays 9-1
Jackson Saturday Market: Saturdays 8-12
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