On September 24, 2008, Lily Ann was born, making Phil and Becky grandparents for the first time. Making trips to witness the birth and assist first-time parents has left less time for farming and no time for posting new blog entries. We have priorities! She is a healthy, happy, beautiful baby, and we are blessed to have her as our granddaughter.
The market on the farm is closed since October 18. The last day for the Coraopolis market was October 27. We continue to offer veggies at Ambridge on Thursdays, 3:30pm - dusk, and at Beaver on Saturdays, 10:00am - 1:00pm. The only items left are:
WINTER SQUASH-acorn, festival, spaghetti, buttercup, LaEstrella, GA Bulldog...photos of some of these can be seen in the post of October 9, 2007...others are identified belowSquash identified from left to right: striped pumpkin contains hull-less or naked seeds, One Too Many(sold out)-lacey orange skin, GA Bulldog-bright orange skin, LaEstrella-striped, Long Island Cheese, neck pumpkin, Red Warty Thing
HERBS-Cutting Celery (Parcel), Oregano, Sage (front and center of picture below)...these herbs are quite hardy and are still fresh-cut despite several frosts
HARDSHELL GOURDS- Apple and swan...decorative only, not edible, very nice for Thanksgiving and/or Christmas...can be dried, then painted or etched
Other farmers at the market offer apples, cider, potatoes, cabbage, beets, broccoli, greens, etc. Visit one of the markets and you will find quite an assortment of fresh, locally grown products.