June Challenge Update

Now that summer’s (finally) in full swing, it’s time for a gardening challenge update.

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Plant:

  • most of my planting was done back in spring, but I have added succession carrots, bush beans (purple, green and wax), lettuce,  more zinnias and morning glories 

Harvest:

  • lettuce, scallions, dill, parsley, chives, sage, thyme, snap peas 

Preserve:

Reduce Waste:

  • continue to carry water bottle, reusable bags, reusable containers, cloth napkins, etc.
  • compost

Preparation and Storage:

Build Community Food Systems:

  • the biggest development was the birth of the little horse, who will help build our local food system by attracting children and adults alike to our farm market
  • visit local farmers’ markets
  • of course, visit my family’s farm market for anything I can (strawberries!!!)
  • Ed continues to help at his brother’s aquaculture business

Eat the Food:

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One Response to June Challenge Update

  1. Great summary. I bet it helps you stay on track just doing this. I should try it. Off to check out the strawberry cuties.

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