Birthday on the Farm, and for mkts 12/15

One year ago today our youngest farm family member was born! Bear with us, gentle readers, but we can’t resist allowing little Elletta to give you a quick photo tour of the farm today for this week’s blog post. (All photos were taken today – her birthday!)

Here, she examines the salad mix:


Proudly displaying the seedlings growing outside:


Here’s a funny face beside the seedlings inside one hoophouse:


Balancing against one of the end-walls in process on the new greenhouse:


And with farmer Dad, who’s been focusing on these end-walls:


This week’s harvest includes:

Beets ($4), Broccoli Raab (also called Broccoli Rabe – $3), Hearty Mix ($3 bag), Bunched Greens (Chard, Collards, Kale, Hon Tsai Tai, or Tokyo Bekana – $4), Red or Green Head Lettuce – greenhouse grown ($3), Baby Leeks ($3), Napa Cabbage (small heads, super sweet and yummy – $2 each), Salad Mix ($3 bag), Shiitake Mushrooms! ($5 bag), Turnips (red, white, or purple tops $3)…and our own Pepper Jelly (mild, medium, & hot – $5), and Everyday Wheat ($6) or Multigrain ($7) Bread.

Recipes – ::Salted Kale Chips                  ::Oven Baked Turnip Chips

If you wish to order for delivery to Market Square (Brandermill): Please email your order to BroadforkFarm@yahoo.com by 10:00 am on Friday, and pick up between 9 and 12:30 on Saturday at Good Health Herbs.

This Saturday we’re at the South of the James winter market (10-12) and the Urban Farmhouse Market at the Millworks (2-5).

Enjoy ~

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