Category Archives: at the market

Sugaring season

In February we helped a friend tap 650 maple trees on property owned and managed by Camp Whitewood in Windsor, OH. Thankfully, we had a beautiful day and got into a nice work rhythm. Hammer in the tap, hang the bucket, put the lid on and repeat! It’s incredible how quickly the sap flows on […]

September update

It has been a busy year! We are starting to feel it and the recent fall-like weather has us thinking of fall eats. We recently planted kale, spinach and lettuce…all of which love cool weather. And, we have a great looking bed of arugula and greens to sell this week. August was a great month […]

It's hard to make compost…and other lessons learned

Now that we have some time to reflect on the season, we thought it might be helpful to share some of the lessons we learned from our first season of urban market gardening. In no particular order, we give you our lessons learned….likely to grow as we continue to plan. Making compost: Don’t get me […]

What do you do with swiss chard?

Lately the chard has taken off and looks and tastes delicious. Yet, people seem hesitant to buy it at the market. Here’s one way to prepare it that’s simply and tasty. Come out to the Lakewood Farmer’s Market on Saturdays and grab your leafy greens! Sautéed Swiss Chard 1 large bunch of fresh Swiss chard […]

First Farmers Market … Success!

We totally sold out of all our produce this Saturday at the Lakewood Farmers Market. There are so many people to thank for making this market come together. Thanks to the market organizers, our helpful friends, and all the wonderful customers who stopped by. We were pretty nervous about our first market day, but all […]