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Organic potato and leek harvest

August Is Made For This

August 1st. Summer arrived so late this year that it feels short, and yet here we are: August. The time of year when we oscillate between gratitude for the bounty of harvest and the exhaustion of mounting work. I feel it in the length of to-do lists, harvest lists, and the number of items that …

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The organic fall vegetable garden

Planting for a Fall Garden Harvest

  August brings bounty, when seemingly every crop is ripe and every harvest basket heavy. Zucchini, cucumbers, tomatoes, carrots, beets, lettuces, onions, garlic, beans, new potatoes, and more.  And I can’t forget about the basil, parsley, thyme, and sage, plus the cut flowers, brightening the fields and kitchen table. It’s a month when the end …

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