This summer I enjoyed working as a farm laborer with Michelle Burger. Even weeding. Even getting wet and dirty. How much more I appreciate the effort our farmers make to bring us wonderful food!!
With Thanksgiving and the last delivery of the regular season last week, along with winter arriving in a few weeks, it is a good time to sit by the fire in the wood stove and think over the past season and all I have to be thankful for. I have a lot to be thankful for. Here are a few things:
The most productive season for Bethel Springs Farm/June’s Corner Garden to date. Beginning as June’s Corner Garden in 2007, I had less than 1/3 of an acre in production. Last year, when we moved to the new farm, I put in 1 acre of vegetables. This year, it was nearly 2 acres producing lots and lots of vegetables. Some statistics from this year (in produce sold): 1,000 zucchinis, 449 lbs of spaghetti squash, 203 lbs of…
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