Month: August 2022

Summer Week 13: Share appreciation for your farmers

In late August, farmers start to feel the effects of the season. Peak summer means many exhausting weeks on a hot dry farm with long days and big harvests. Battling weeds and pests can feel like a losing battle. At this time in the season, connection to the individuals eating and enjoying the food the […]

Written by on August 26, 2022

Summer Week 12: Plums, nectarines, and peaches

The middle of August is a great time for fruit in NH! This week we have lots and lots of plums, nectarines, and peaches from Sunnycrest Farm in Londonderry plus the blueberries from the Boscawen farm keep coming! This week, 2 for $2 on summer squash and zucchini! Time to make your favorite squash recipes […]

Written by on August 18, 2022

Summer Week 11: New chocolates & Smoked Chili Cheddar!

The height of the harvest season means more tomatoes, green peppers, cucumbers, greens, and summer squash! Sidi and Isha have a nice crop of broccoli ready to pick this week and Isho is picking the first of her lunchbox peppers. All of the farmers are struggling to keep their plants watered with the heat and […]

Written by on August 11, 2022

Summer Week 10: Happy August!

August is here and with it comes large harvests of veggies and endless watering and weeding! It’s nightshade season – tons of tomatoes, green peppers, and eggplant. The first of Fadumo and Khamis’ cantaloupe and watermelon have ripened. It’s quite the blueberry year and the bushes are hanging heavy with fruit. This week we have […]

Written by on August 5, 2022