What wonderful tomato-onion-kalamata olive salads we had, night after night! Tasty fresh broccoli, grilled zucchini, bell peppers, green beans, and corn. Then there were the pears, the beets, the blackberries, more tomatoes, corn and beans, hot peppers–all to be processed and stored for later. The warm dry summer meant that we were surprised at times: abundant tomatoes, but not very big. Failed crops of strawberries and raspberries but gallons of wild blackberries. Having a garden is always an interaction between the human, the climate, the soil, the plants themselves, and all the other creatures large and small who want to consume those plants.
is a small family farm raising Romney sheep for wool and related products.