Tag Archives: peaches

How to Pick a Peach, and How to Avert Another Cold War.

PEACH SEASON BEGINS not with a bang or a whimper, but with the dressing-room rustlings of our summer stars.  While a bunch of peaches have stepped onto center stage—and are ready to pick!—many of the cast are still backstage preening. … Continue reading

Posted in Crop Alerts & Farm Buzz | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

A Big Eggplant Sale, a Rare Plum Batch, and a Morning Hasselhoff.

JUST LAST NIGHT around the campfire, one of us farmers was asked, “If you could have your brain implanted into someone else’s body, whose would it be?”  That farmer said without missing a beat, “David Hasselhoff.” Incredibly, the Hoff Himself … Continue reading

Posted in Crop Alerts & Farm Buzz | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Crazy Early Apples to Pick, and a Review of the Babies’ Progress.

NEVER THOUGHT WE’D SAY THIS, but Zorro had the right idea. Dug himself a hole to expose the cool soil, and hunkered beneath the orchard office. Poor guy is built for cooler climes, high up in Basque country, bred to … Continue reading

Posted in Crop Alerts & Farm Buzz | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments