Autumn!

Fall vegetables are ready!          Out first ever turnip (gilfeather), below…     Above, the young turkeys ….   Below, drying beans for planting next year, and winter eating!    BElow, broccoli leaves….to be dried for winter smoothies..    Thank goodness for the vacuum sealer…..    Drying more greens..    The chard is giant this year!…

Garden update, early September, and lessons learned….

So, a spectacular harvest, and much to put up yet…and we have learned so much this season! next year, definitely, I will splurge on the special greenhouse rope for tomatoes…because the twine started to break early September, and my poor tomatoes started falling…(after hundreds of pounds of tomatoes, I don’t blame them..) Also, labels for…

Putting up the harvest.

Vegetables for breakfast, lunch and dinner…it turns out to be quite a challenge to not waste anything, so the beet greens and broccoli leaves are going in the dehydrator for winter smoothies, tomatoes are being canned, and even zucchini ( for winter zucchini bread!) After the chicken processing is at least a few days of…