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Over the past couple of weeks we have harvested about a dozen radishes and about a dozen onions

Last night we also harvested our first bunch of lettuce.  This lettuce (Jericho) was purchased as  starters from the A2 Farmer’s Market in mid-May.

Meanwhile, the potato plants continue to mature.  Last week I added 2 more boards on each side of the potato box.

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First Harvest!

On Saturday we had our first significant harvest so far this summer. We harvested 3 beets, 3 bunches of lettuce, 2 bunches of cilantro, and 5 onions. On Monday evening we created a meal around the beets, greens and all. Here is a great recipe from the New York Times on how to prepare beet greens. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/08/health/nutrition/08recipehealth.html?_r=1.

Here are some pics from our harvest and some updated garden pics:

“The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway”
-Michael Pollan

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I went to the garden plot last evening to check on the tomato/pepper seedlings and to water the garden. The seedlings are still looking a little weak, but a few days of sun and not being pounded by heavy rain should help. The beets and onions are really shooting up as is the lettuce. The clouds overhead last night were beautiful, here are some pics:

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