Wow! It has been mighty HOT and mighty WINDY these past few days. The drought continues and we farmers are keeping our fingers crossed that the forecasted storms blow in this evening. We need rain BAD.
Despite the heat, the URBAVORE crew has spent the better part of the week digging somewhere around 5000 bulbs of garlic!!! (That's right, vampires stay the hell away from my farm!). Believe it or not, the digging of the garlic was nowhere as strenuous as the planting of the garlic last Fall. It was our first season in "no-till" vegetable production on new land. We dug 5000 individual planting holes by hand because (due to the extreme drought) we were unable to dig furrows. I kid you not, it was like chipping away at granite...the ground was that freakin' hard!! Farmer Dan dug a number of planting holes with (then) 5 month old Percy strapped to his back, sleeping soundly...
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