2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 10

Week 10 of Pekarek’s Produce Weekly Vegetable Subscription It’s hard to believe that it’s almost August. We are all enjoying a little reprieve from the heat. Much of our crew is looking forward to school starting (very weird). And our minds wander to fall when we see the pumpkins turning colors.  On The Farm I’mContinue reading “2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 10”

2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 5

Week 5 of Pekarek’s Produce Weekly Vegetable Subscription On The Farm As usual, the weather is the lead story on the farm.  We’ve had a couple of storms, a little bit of hail and a lot of wind.  The hole in the high tunnel has gotten bigger and the work days keep getting longer. ItContinue reading “2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 5”

2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 4

Week 4 of Pekarek’s Produce Weekly Vegetable Subscription I’m sure you’ve see it before where kids are better at technology than the parents… well we’ve been in that stage around here a time or two! So Michael (9) and I had an adventure in making a video on my phone this week that helped meContinue reading “2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 4”

Strawberries Don’t Like This Heat…but they make good syrup!

The name of the game this week is heat! And while we are irrigating everything we can with drip irrigation (we have miles of black and blue drip tape going across the farm), irrigation doesn’t solve anything. Usually, we would be hoping for a 3 – 4 week season for picking strawberries, but given thisContinue reading “Strawberries Don’t Like This Heat…but they make good syrup!”

2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 2

Week 2 of Pekarek’s Produce Weekly Vegetable Subscription Wow, has it been WINDY this week!  When it is this windy, you can hear the plants saying “ahhhhhh.” And of course, we got 6+ inches of rain since Wednesday.  So it’s like the double whammy of dirty around here, mud everywhere and wind.  On The FarmContinue reading “2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 2”

2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 1

We are so excited that today is the first day of the 2020 Pekarek’s Produce Weekly Vegetable Subscription! By joining the Pekarek’s Produce Weekly Vegetable Subscription, you not only receive a weekly bag of fresh and delicious vegetables, but you are also helping to strengthen our local food security, contribute to the local economy andContinue reading “2020 Weekly Vegetable Subscription – Week 1”

3 Health Benefits of Asparagus

3 Health Benefits of Asparagus Happy asparagus season! Asparagus season is like a sprint, it comes in quickly and seems to disappear just as quickly. Last week we harvested only a few pounds of asparagus and this week we will harvest hundreds of pounds! Asparagus is low calorie and a nutrient powerhouse.  In just halfContinue reading “3 Health Benefits of Asparagus”