Lyons Creek Local - Field Journal

Campfire Candles

Campfire Candles
It's somehow suddenly November 7, 2018. Our garden and the market have really kept us busy this year. We had a really great market season and are s...

What to do with eggplant?

What to do with eggplant?
It's July 15th, 2018 and we are harvesting tons of heirloom eggplant. I received quite a few questions about eggplant at the market this weekend so...

Comparing cucumbers

Comparing cucumbers
It's Sunday June 17, 2018 and we are finally harvesting cucumbers!  We thought it'd be fun to introduce you to the three heirloom cucumbers we are ...

Tomato tips

Tomato tips
Today is Friday June 15, 2018 and today I'd like to share some tips for growing your own heirloom tomatoes.  1. Send a sample of your soil to your...

Culture and Food

Culture and Food
Today is Friday June 8, 2018 and many of us across the world are mourning the loss of Anthony Bourdain.  In honor of him and to continue his legac...

Asparagus Time

Asparagus Time
It's Friday the 13th of April,  2018 and ASPARAGUS!  I've been checking our asparagus patch every day for the last week, and nothing.  With the low...

Chores

Chores
It's April 11, 2018 and after a long day at our full time jobs we come home to our farm chores.  Tonight, I was collecting eggs and as usual had mo...

Eggs

Eggs
It's April 4, 2018 and our chickens are laying so many eggs!  We have a flock of about 15 hens,  two roosters and two pet ducks. We let the girls l...

Heirloom Tomatoes

Heirloom Tomatoes
It's April 3, 2018 and our heirloom tomatoes that we started from seed are doing well.  If you've never had an heirloom tomato, you are missing out...

Rhubarb

Rhubarb
It's March 31, 2018 and we have a healthy and vigorous crop of rhubarb emerging from the ground.  We grew this rhubarb from an heirloom seed variet...