We're grateful that there is no volcanic dust winter occurring this summer, and most likely it will be hot and muggy again before Fall. :-)
Monthly Farm Tour:
No tours during Dec/Jan/Feb due to Volcanic winter, ok, just joking about the Volcanic part)
TALKS IN THE FIELDS
Goodwill at Homefields’ Farm
150 Letort Road, Millersville, PA
Potato: this week we are harvesting Red Gold potatoes in addition to Evas. They have a smooth texture that potato experts refer to as "waxy" Red Golds are red-skinned with yellow flesh.
Carrots: carrots are really good roasted in the oven with some coconut, olive or peanut oil. Of course they are also good as carrot sticks or in salads.
Kohlrabi: sort of a mini-broccoli little crunchy dude, these are tasty raw and taste kind of like mild sweet broccoli. Usually eaten raw. Some people peel away the outer layer. I ate one this morning unpeeled and enjoyed it.
Summer Squash: add raw to salads, steam lightly, or stir-fry. Don't overcook unless you like soft consistency.
Scallions: These mild-mannered onion family folks give an easy onion flavor to salads, sandwiches, stir fries and more. Or you could do the old classic buttered bread and sliced scallion treat: my grandparents talked a lot about enjoying them in spring. "A good spring tonic" says my 101 year old grandma.
Garlic scapes: we hope you enjoyed the delightful flavor of these. In a couple of weeks the garlic bulbs will be ready!
Lettuce heads: these have run their course and are stretching skyward--a precursor to bolting--flowering to make seed.
Lettuce mix--the leaves have given it their all and are now finished.