Weeds, Bugs and Beauty (by Lisa C)

Driving into church and glancing to your right, the farm looks pretty wonderful. Orderly rows, mowed grass paths, tomato cages standing tall, like a postcard of an old-fashioned Victory Garden. It doesn’t just look wonderful, it is wonderful. When you enter the garden gates and start to walk the rows, though, the gloss of order [Continue Reading…]

Asparagus

Asparagus is spring’s first vegetable, one of the few things on our dinner plate that we harvest from a perennial plant, meaning one that comes back from its own roots every year. Other spring vegetables, like lettuce and radishes, are quick-growing, cold tolerant plants that we seed into the ground as soon as it is [Continue Reading…]