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Old 99 Farm, week of May 1st 2017

I heard from several regulars that the reminder helps. So I’ll have something in your inbox early in the week. Every week.

The green vegetables are lush and ready to harvest, I hope you realize how unique this is to have locally grown greens, organic, from a farmer you know! We have new harvest kale, sorrel, rhubarb, chard, cabbage, mixed greens, arugula, claytonia, leek, lovage, parsley, cilantro, sweet cicely, chives. From storage: potatoes (pink, dakota and purple), garlic, onions. Will have transplants for sale: tomatoes, and more. Our tomatoes went in the ground this week, plants are in bloom.

The three pigs are about market weight now, one is sold but I am taking deposits for halves or wholes, $100 would do. Will have beef in a month. Remember I have goose and turkey on at half price now. Pork and lamb are still in good supply.

We’re going to get drenched later this week with 2 to 3 inches of rain, according to forecast. All this water makes it very likely farmers will not be able to get on their fields for some weeks yet.

Healthy eating
Ian and Cami