Week 16 of Pekarek’s Produce CSA

Dobry Den!

 

With harvest going in full swing, it seems like the time of year when we should begin picking up pipe and storing it for next year –but that just ain’t the case.

Most of our vegetables are drip irrigated with groundwater.  However, the pumpkins and  fall broccoli are irrigated by sprinkler pipe from surface water.

Unfortunately, because it has been such a dry year, the water level in the pond has dropped drastically.  So this week, we moved pipe and began irrigating off of the other well on the farm.

In this picture, Ryan is standing at the water level in the spring.

The farm is still busy and humming along.  Last week Ryan and the girls transplanted lettuce and spinach in the high tunnel, so get ready for the fall crop.

 

What’s in today’s bag:

This week’s full share has:

  • Cucumbers, Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Spaghetti Squash, Tomatoes, Red Onion

This week’s partial share has:

  • Sweet Potatoes, Tomatoes, Cantaloupe, Watermelon

Recipe Suggestions

Be sure to check out this week’s recipe. If you have a recipe to share, email it to pekareksproduce@hotmail.com or include it in the comments section.

As always, if you have any questions, concerns or suggestions send us an email or give us a jingle and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

Your Farmers,

Ryan, Katie, and Crew

 

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