Friday, February 25, 2011


Thistle Top Farm will also be providing wildcrafted and foraged herbs, greens, and fruit whenever possible!  February celebrates one of the first new edible plants:  Nettles!  I suggest the simplest recipe: nettle tea with mint or ginger.  Enjoy!

Friday, February 18, 2011

First Sowing!

On February 17th, I sowed kale, arugula, lettuce, broccoli, red and yellow onions, and cabbage.  These will be transplanted in late March and hopefully will be ready for harvest in May.  They'll comprise the first  CSA boxes which will also include peas, radish, mustard greens, and possibly chard which will all be sown directly into the soil.  Hopefully my lettuce will soon look like this: