Time to pick the radishes: a homecoming

My alarm sounded at 4:18am.  Just five more minutes.  Why was I getting up this early?  I peeled one lid open and stopped the noise, and searched for my glasses.  I looked at my phone again, and remembered.  Time to pick the radishes. image

And just like the that, farmers market season has begun.  The last time I’d assembled all the stuff (the tent, coolers, tables, bags, scale, rubber bands, dry erase board, tablecloths, and don’t forget the honey!) was maybe August 2012.   Continue reading “Time to pick the radishes: a homecoming”

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Garlic scapes in May

It’s just the end of May, and it amazes me that the garlic has thrown scapes, the fireflies have made their debut, the tomato plants are beginning to blossom, and the bees have already gathered a harvestable amount of honey. Forgive me if I am redundant in saying this but nearly everything continues to be … Continue reading Garlic scapes in May

Excuses and more excuses

It’s been a while, shamefully, since I updated the handful of faithful on the status of Fox Plot.  I have excuses, the lame kind that are generic and generally sound like “I’ve been so busy!”.  As reigning queen of the part-time jobs, I can’t so much pick and choose when I have too much to … Continue reading Excuses and more excuses