Have you been outside the past week during these *humid* days?! It’s the kind of work where you drip sweat just being outside. Coming from Missouri, I started my farming in high humidity, but it still announces summer in its own way up here in the NE.
We watch storms roll in over the ridge, racing the wind to beat the drops of rain coming and keeping an eye/ear out for lightning.
The summer plants are happier with the heat and have actually had enough water this year without much irrigation. The tomatoes keep growing growing and the cucumbers are in their stride.
Items for this week:
Red or Green Cabbage
Head Lettuce or Arugula
Yukina Asian Greens
Here are several carrot recipes to try out!
Try adding some of your Tulsi or Thai basil to this Indian-inspired carrot dish:
This week everyone gets amazing Napa Cabbage, one of the first veggies I learned to love as a new farmer.
Other CSA folks have also wondered what to do with it and here are some ideas: