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Week 11, 2015

A little bit of cooler weather might be slowing down some of the heat lovers (temporarily if the extended forecast is to be believed) but it is adding new vigor to some fall greens we’ve planted.  Don’t worry, unless we have a freak early frost there should be eggplant, tomatoes, Read more

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Tomatoes

Tomatoes are my FAVORITE.  This is a little poem/celebration I wrote on the blackboard at a farm I worked on a few years ago: Give thanks to the Mother Earth from whom all blessings flow. Give thanks to the Sun, Moon and Stars. Give thanks to the rain and the Read more

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Week 10, 2015

Thanks to everyone who came out to Fields of Plenty on Sunday for our member potluck.  It was a great to see you all and share food with you.  We’re halfway through the season and we hope you’re enjoying everything you’re getting in your box.  Please share with us any Read more

By City Commons, ago
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Carrot Top Soup

CARROT TOP SOUP (Local Flavors by Deborah Madison) Serves 4. Ingredients: 1 bunch (6 small to medium) carrots, the tops and roots 2 Tbs. butter 3 Tbs. white rice 2 large leeks (or 2 purplette onions), white parts only 2 thyme sprigs 2 Tbs. chopped dill, parsley, celery leaves sea Read more

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Week 9, 2015

The last few weeks have seen us farmers busily trying to get all our fall crops, such as beets, greens, and lettuce in the ground so we’ll have a continuous harvest throughout the rest of the growing season. Timing is critical this time of year. If we don’t a planting Read more

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Week 8, 2015

Today I’m doing what I almost never do, and that is prioritize my farm work based on how stuff looks.  That is because tomorrow night my farm (Fields of Plenty) will be a roll by on the 18th Annual Detroit Agriculture Network Garden Tour.  Fields of Plenty and Food Field will Read more

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