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Bok Choi (Joi Choi) - White stem, dark green leaf, ready for anything.  Makes a great crunchy chopped salad, loves a quick hot stir fry, grilled, ... Whole Chickens - Look in the fridge for chickens we have just slaughtered any time after 10am on Thursday.  We have the freezer stocked now and will continue to for a good while.

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Joi Choi Bok Choi Cilantro Kale Head Lettuce Lemon Balm Radishes Oregano Lovage

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The rain at the beginning of the week last week was very timely and has enabled many of our early crops to size up.  Our second planting of radishes, spinach, and kale are all ready for a first harvest.  Scallions are starting to look like scallions, and heads of lettuce are starting to fill out.  With decent windows of sunny dry weather in between rains, we have been able to stay on top of weed control in all of the gardens.  Now we are beginning to scan our eggplant and potatoes for Colorado Potato Beetles.  If we find them before they lay...

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1 small yellow onion, roughly chopped 1 large garlic clove, minced 2 cups bok choi, roughly chopped 1/2 cup tomato sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped hot peppers.  1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar or cider vinegar 1 1/2 cups cooked great Northern beans, drained 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper Heat 1/4 cup water in a medium skillet, cook onions over medium heat until translucent but not browned.  Add in minced garlic, cook for a minute. Add bok choi, tomato sauce, hot peppers, and vinegar. Stir fry until bok choi is tender, 6 minutes or so. If...

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This year, in an attempt to get earlier sweet corn, I experimented with starting a couple of varieties in the green house two weeks early.  I chose varieties that have not had the best germination in the field the past couple of years.  They looked great in the green house and we planted them out just before the rain.  We direct seeded the rest of the corn just as the rain was starting last week.  All the transplants look happy and the corn seeds have germinated and are just about to emerge!

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Sophia arrived here in mid May and will be joining us for the season until she returns to Barnard College in late August.  She comes from Long Island, New York and is a great addition to the farm crew.  In her free time you may find her birding in the Schoodic Woods or singing with the Schoodic Summer Chorus.

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