Summer Share #7 of 22: 7/16+7/18 Lookin' Goodby Erin and Steve on 07/14/19
Steve and I go on what we call 'field walks' once a week, usually on a Sunday morning with coffees in our hands. Early in the year the field walks don't take as long because there isn't as much field to walk. We also got caught in a couple downpours then. But this time of year it takes a good hour + to walk all the fields checking out everything from plant health to weed pressure, from bugs to harvest readiness. We make notes the whole time trying to plan out our week. Sometimes there are areas of the fields I'd rather ignore and others I want to photograph for Instagram. But this week things are looking good, and I feel comfortable with all of it. Yes some crops are still lagging behind, but I have a feeling when they ripen it will be a huge harvest at the jump (think tomatoes).
This week's share will include: zucchini, summer squash, cucumbers, new potatoes, carrots, beets, scallions, kohlrabi, fennel, cabbage, kale, salad turnips, escarole, and salad greens. The fruit share will be cherries.