‘Harvest Day’ for us means a bustling Friday, when the harvest for the Bulkley Valley Farmers’ Market on Saturdays gets picked and we lay the groundwork for the Hazelton Farmers’ Market on Sundays. On a drizzly mid-summer harvest day this season, we were happy to welcome photographer Aaron Whitfield to document the harvest as anContinue reading “Harvest Day 2019”
A late August snapshot of our season in the market garden, slow beginnings this year but coming on well now.
The day always ends with a stroll out to the barn, particularly beautiful after the early evening thunderstorms have rolled through.
We’re at about the mid-way point in the Farmers’ Market season, nearing the end of the spring greens and moving on into our main season crops.
The season is off to an early start in the market garden, look forward to veggies a week or two early at the markets this year.
Well that’s a first, tilling the garden in March. The growing season seems to be off to an early start, as the thermometer hit 20’C this afternoon. Photos by Jolene.
Some more pictures from the wetter, latter half of the 2015 growing season. Rainbow photo by neighbour Rachael, others by Jonathan. More rainy harvest day pictures at Love the Hazeltons
And the garden grows, as Spring moves headlong into Summer.
A beautiful rainbow to wrap up the last days of Summer. Happy Autumn, and the incredible colours it brings.
The garden and all us critters finally had a welcome drench of rain, after an extremely dry summer. Most crops did well despite the drought, with the exception of the celery and corn.