We will only be at the Chelsea Winter Market this Saturday due to the cold temps projected for the weekend. After the market, Helen and I are heading back East for a few days to visit some family and friends, and to pick up some farm orders. We will be back in time for market next Saturday! We have a lot to do to prepare for the trip (more than we thought even!), so this will be a short email. The melting snow has revealed some very determined rutabagas and carrots in the field, which we're happy to be harvesting on this unseasonably warm afternoon. They managed to survived the deep freeze under an insulating blanket of snow. On the flip side of the thaw, the garlic we planted for the coming season has lost its blanket, and is demanding to be mulched before the weekend! Garlic is notoriously disrespectful of other peoples schedules... as I'm writing this I'm realizing that I spend too much time talking with plants. Farming has some quirky occupational hazards. Anywho, hope to see all at market!
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