Last week I posted about turning the corner from spring into summer, but a couple days later it felt like we were smack dab right in midsummer with those high 90’s. Whew! That’s why I leave growing food to the professionals, farmers that is! Continue reading “gosh, it’s hot!”
This is one of my favorite times of year when late spring heads into summer. There’s greenery accented by blooms, birds serenading and bees buzzing and pleasantly warm sunny days. After our spring rain, hail and snow, the farm fields have started to produce their own greenery in earnest! Continue reading “summer’s right around the corner”
Think salad, and what do you think of? For me it’s cool, simple, raw, refreshing, crunchy, healthy, summery! And yes, here in Colorado we had a late April snow and a coolish May, but I’ve finally got the snow tires off the car (had to drive through rainy/snowy weather on mountain passes just two weeks … Continue reading summertime is salad time
Here in Colorado we’re finally swimming in peak summer produce, but it was a long time coming. Our early season was challenging at best and impossible at worst for local vegetable farmers to get a harvest to market. A cold wet spring stalled their plantings and then either stopped or slowed growth in the fields. In … Continue reading calabacitas
Oh dear, we just celebrated Independence Day aka 4th of July and I last posted late May! Okay, what’s my excuse? Some extended travel, community involvement, playing Grandma, an art class, lots of gardening and cooking, knitting projects, a few sick days. Gosh, how did I ever find time to work before retirement! 😉 The … Continue reading jump to summer!