I’ve been hearing your chants of ‘one more week, one more week’ in my head all week. Or maybe it’s just the end of a long season and I’m deliriously hearing voices. Either way, we harvested all day today in preparation for the grand finale to a fine 2017 season. Sweet baby kale, gorgeous gourmet baby carrots, and (almost) unlimited savory spinach, along with some other treats I’m selfishly keeping to myself. But you guys, those carrots…I ate 6 of them after dinner tonight. I’m sure they taste better when you work so hard to get them out of the ground, but they’re the best Potter Hill carrots I’ve ever eaten – and that’s a downright bold statement.
Typically we wait until Monday morning to harvest so that everything is super fresh. However, with the impending snow and cold headed our way, I wasn’t sure we’d be able to get anything out of the ground come Monday. And I guess fresh is relative anyway – three day old veggies from the farm is a good two weeks fresher than anything you’ll get in the grocery store.
Including the storage crops still for sale, it’s not a bad haul for the first week of December. Add a high tunnel to the mix next year and we’ll still be in full-swing right up through Christmas and hopefully beyond. Speaking of swings, those lettuce heads from Upswing Farm were a yuge hit and will be back again this week. They will be full-sized heads this week, so order accordingly. Cheese and chocolates are available again as well. Stock up for the holidays!
Put your orders in online before 10am Monday. We’ll have your order available for you to pick-up from 4-7pm Monday on the farm at 64 Potter Hill Rd in Grafton. Pickups are in the long white garage on the left across from the big red barn at the crest of the hill.