By the end of the week it will feel like summer, and rightfully so - strawberries and sugar snap peas are only a few weeks away! Last week's cool wet weather certainly slowed down the asparagus harvest and other crop growth, but it didn't slow our crew down. On some of the wetter days we thinned and weeded beets and carrots, transplanted successions of celery, lettuce and scallions, kept on top of our greenhouse schedule, put up our deer fence, and shifted around row covers. On drier days we hoed lettuce, cultivated peas, plowed more fields to prepare for tomato and summer squash planting, and seeded greens, sunflowers and beans!
The farm store will continue to be open self- serve this week with asparagus, arugula, red Russian kale, and basil and parsley plants for sale. We will also continue to stock Fat Moon Farm mushrooms. This week is also asparagus week at 80 Thoreau restaurant- look for our asparagus on the menu! The warmer weather that is forecast this week should improve our asparagus yields so that hopefully there will be plenty for both the farm stand and the restaurant!
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