jenni blackmore wrote:I can hardly wait for that first pick of super early greens!
jenni blackmore wrote:What were you able to harvest, Joseph? Do tell! I'm always on the look out for ways to extend my shoulder season crops. And surely you're in an area where Old Man Winter gets even more cantankerous than he does here - although he's looking pretty cranky again this morning.
Joseph Lofthouse wrote:When I started selling Jerusalem Artichokes at the farmer's market, they had a horrible image problem. People would say, "I don't like artichokes". Aargh!!! They are not the same thing, or even similar. And I can't sell sun-chokes, because it is imprudent to choke the people that I am feeding. So I only call them sunroots, and if people press me hard for an alternate name, I'll only say, "They are the root of a sunflower."