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|lovely beet greens, we are still thinning.|
I love the beet greens, especially the color. We harvested a lot of greens (kale, chard, and spinach) without taking pictures this week. Most were blanched and added to the freezer. The others were added to yummy salads along with claytonia, mache and the last of the lettuces. I also decided to try and make our own spinach powder this week by drying out some of our spinach, wish me luck. I just remembered to add that we also had 5-7 radishes that we harvested this week.
Sadly we had a couple days full of wind and our peas were stripped from there trellis and snapped down in half. I picked the mature ones of the plants and I hope for the best but who knows if they will make it. Everything else in our little garden is perking up with the sun...I keep on the water since we still are waiting for the rain. I love sunny weather but know that rain is what is best this time of year...rain...please come!
I made it to the market this week so here is the first list from the Chico Certified Farmer's Market: Saturday Feb. 25th 2012
Herbs- dill, cilantro, parsley, rosemary, sage, thyme, chives, fennel and lemongrass.
Fruit- grapefruits, many varieties of apples, tangelos, oranges, kiwi, mandarins, lemons, limes and strawberries.
Happy Harvest Monday, we are linking up with Daphne's Dandelions...so go check out with others are harvesting around the world.