Browsing All posts tagged under »weather«

Apple Mincemeat

October 19, 2012


Change is in the air, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. About a week ago, we experienced our first frost in eastern MA, leaving any of the garden’s remaining summer-worn plants a floppy mess. The chard is slumped over, the pole bean plants are already beginning to brown and blacken, and the […]

Blueberry Jam

July 14, 2012


Hot damn! It’s the middle of July and I can’t seem to figure out where all the time went. With this year’s wacky weather, most crops in New England are a solid week to two weeks ahead of their normal harvest schedule. Despite this (kind of) unexpected shift in availability and my ever-changing agenda, I […]

Is Spaceship Earth* trying to tell us something?

March 14, 2012


*I’ve been using this phrase ever since I watched Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soapbox on Netflix several months ago. I recommend it. You’ll definitely laugh, and a part of you will probably cry. It’s fun. And the sound of the phrase brings a Ziggy Stardust David Bowie to mind, which always brightens my day. Love Bowie. […]