Farm Happenings at Wandering Shovel Farm
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Farm Happenings at Wandering Shovel Farm

Farm Happenings for September 16, 2020

Posted on September 13th, 2020
Here's a bunch of the pumpkins and squash that we picked last week before it froze. They are in the greenhouse to cure for a few weeks before they are ready to sell. We also picked all the sweet peppers and jalapenos, so have lots of those available now. The biggest loss from the frost is the corn. It... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 9, 2020

Posted on September 5th, 2020
Hope you all are having a great Labour Day weekend! I guess fall is here now. We are getting out the row cover and poly tunnels to keep crops growing in the cooler weather. A frost doesn't mean the garden is finished, in fact lettuce is surprisingly hardy. We've had some survive -9! The children are... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 2, 2020

Posted on August 29th, 2020
Here is an interesting idea introduced to us by a friend. Try using what you have and make an edible arrangement! This is one of our creations. Do you recognize the different things in it? read more »

Farm Happening for August 26

Posted on August 24th, 2020
My apologies for the late customization email, we were on holidays this weekend, doing some canoeing and fishing in the Lac la Ronge area. This week the beans are ready as well as celery. We're also digging garlic so there will be fresh garlic too. Remember that the celery leaves can be dried and used... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 19, 2020

Posted on August 16th, 2020
Summer is rapidly moving along! We're starting to pick peppers, both sweet and hot peppers. The "Carmen" variety is what we have the most of, they are a sweet, long, tapered 'Bull's Horn' type pepper. There's not very many bell peppers since they didn't germinate very well this spring. We also have Poblanos,... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 12, 2020

Posted on August 9th, 2020
Do you grill your veggies? It's a new hobby of mine, grilling vegetables on a charcoal grill (it just showed up on our deck one day while we were gone. If anyone knows who it came from, let me know!) Beets, fennel, green onions, zucchini, eggplant,and cabbage have all been good, with only olive oil,... read more »

Farm Happenings for August 5, 2020

Posted on August 2nd, 2020
Wow, we wanted heat, now we have it! Everything is growing fast! I know some of you have been eagerly waiting for the salad turnips, this week they are ready. We're also picking shelling peas and snap peas. read more »

Farm Happenings for July 29, 2020

Posted on July 23rd, 2020
This made a very delicious supper! Garlic Scapes, zucchini, onions, green pepper, and Swiss chard, stir-fried in olive oil with salt and pepper, and topped with Parmesan cheese. Also added some chunks of sausage and burger. It was great! read more »

Farm Happenings for July 22, 2020

Posted on July 20th, 2020
Lots of good stuff being harvested this week! I know you've been eagerly waiting for new potatoes and carrots, they're ready this week! Also tomatoes are ripening, broccoli and early cabbage are ready, and garlic scapes are being picked! If you haven't had garlic scapes before, they are the flowering... read more »