Monthly Archives: August 2011

cucumber chutney

remember the yellow cucumber balls? and my effort to make pickles out of them? the word ‘pickle’ calls up a certain image and set of expectations of how they’ll taste, no? well, the end result of what i pickled does … Continue reading

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everything’s alright here

chez farm is safe. a few branches down and a lot of water, but no permanent damage. lucius has spent the last couple days indoors with me and the farm cats and will be restored to his hutch later today. … Continue reading

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first of the purple carrots

picked yesterday during hurricane prep:

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battening down the hatches

chezfarm is as ready for hurricane irene as we’ll ever be. farmer woob is on vacation in nantucket, which is nice for her (until the hurricane hits there, too) but leaves this farmer muffin alone and a little nervous. the … Continue reading

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the felt factory is back in business

after a several month hiatus, i’m back at the felting. i cannot explain why it seems like more fun to work with hot water and wool in the summer than in the dead of winter, or even early spring, but … Continue reading

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last great harvest of mustard greens

washed and ready to become lunch with pasta and ricotta cheese: don’t worry – we’ll plant more.

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cucumbers – that’s more like it

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