The sweet and the bitter

The brief stint of warm weather this week has been such a welcome change. Temps have reached into the 80’s this week. That warmth is enough to kick the strawberries into high gear – we see lots of red in the rows and a profusion of new blooms. We’re looking forward to a bountiful winter/springContinue reading “The sweet and the bitter”

Busy days of winter

Some of our busiest days of the season are here! Each week is a balancing act – seeding hundreds of trays of new crops, planting tens of rows of transplants, tending greenhouse and field crops, covering for frost when needed, irrigating, mowing, flipping beds, and harvesting like crazy. We are harvesting a lovely diversity ofContinue reading “Busy days of winter”

Butternut Squash

Butternut squash Butternut squash is considered a “winter” or hard squash. Unlike it’s botanical cousin, the zucchini, butternut squash can store for months without refrigeration and is traditionally harvested at the end of the northern growing season (hence, “winter”). Nutritionally, butternut is high in fiber, lutein (good for your eyes), and potassium. The skin willContinue reading “Butternut Squash”


Cauliflower, a cousin of kale, choi, and arugula, is in the brassica family so it shares similar nutrient qualities such as 100% of your daily vitamin C, antioxidants, vitamin K, calcium, potassium, magnesium and fiber. We grow many types, some classic shaped green or white and some spiral shaped and green (romanesco). They can all be preparedContinue reading “Cauliflower”