We’re getting started on our CSA veggie box program. For those of you who have signed up, the countdown has begun.
Though it’s icy outside, today is the first day of the new moon cycle. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, a perfect day to start flowers and non-root vegetables as the new moon waxes (grows).
This time-honoured way of planting to the monthly moon rhythms was practised by my grandma–and she was never wrong.
Her traditional wisdom was borne out by bounteous vegetable and fruit harvests gobbled up by her loyal customers and devoted family.