Thursday, April 23, 2015

Finally! A broccoli that grows well in Colorado!

Piracicaba Broccoli (also sometimes called "Broccolini")
Normally broccoli barely produces a good size head before going to flower with the hot days of May. (I think Broccoli would much rather grow in Seattle!)
I have found that Piracicaba Broccoli works much better for our climate. Harvest some looser, smaller heads, and lots of side shoots and leaves instead of waiting for a big head.
Here's a link to a story about it from the Washington Post We have it for sale for the next 3 weeks or more and it's a good time to plant it now (the sooner the better, as it prefers cold weather)

We will also have Broccoli Rapini, Collard greens, Bok Choy, 9 types of Kale, Mustard Greens, Onion starts and all the cool weather plants that we usually offer ...

Friday, April 10, 2015

Photos from our first market on April 4th

 It was a fun and successful Easter Egg "Hunt"

This coming week we have kale, lettuce, onions, Chives, Arugula, Broccoli, Swiss Chard,  Salad Bowls and more....

Free Parking with a view!

View from parking garage

This shot is from where I parked last Saturday morning- 2nd floor of the parking garage above the RTD station at 14th and Walnut.
It's a short walk and keeps the van cool and shady on hot days.
Enter on the North side on Walnut Street a half block East of 14th. For more free parking ideas see the Farmer's Market website at

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Spring weather

A garlic field at 8am on April 3rd

1:30 pm on April 3rd- just5 hours later!
Our garlic field on the day before our first market. Our Spring snow was pretty but didn't last long!