What’s been going on!
Three more markets and then the 2018 season will be in the books. Of course the 2019 season is already underway with flower bulbs in the ground and flats of lettuce up in the greenhouse. We spent parts of the last two days preparing beds in the first of the sliding tunnels to be planted and next week the first lettuce plants will go in to hopefully be ready for mid February. The 38th year of growing for Peregrine Farm has started.
Looks like a really cold and damp stretch ahead with high temperatures hardly rising above 50 degrees for nearly 10 days and maybe snow on Sunday and or Monday? Colder than we have been used to lately and more like December used to be years ago. This is when we are happy to have crops growing undercover in their little terrariums. Our days now have a steady beat of opening and closing tunnels, covering and uncovering crops.
No newsletter next week as Alex will be out walking in the desert. Look for Betsy and Jennie at market with the last beautiful produce of the season. We will all be there on Dec. 22nd for our last market of this year and to wish you all a happy holiday.
Picture of the Week
A blustery day with the last of the outdoor crops covered for the impending cold
What’s going to be at the market?
Remember the Christmas Parade is on Saturday and will end at the Market!
In Lettuce this week we have plenty of Little Gem and Salad Mix. A small amount of Lacinato Kale and Spinach.
Japanese Salad Turnips. Lots of Red Radishes. Wonderful fresh Baby Ginger and Turmeric!
As a reminder if there is anything that you would like for us to hold for you at market just let us know by e-mail, by the evening before, and we will be glad to put it aside for you. Just so you know, sometimes not everything listed will be at the Wednesday market.
Hope to see you all at the market!
Alex, Betsy and Jennie
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